·High performance, results and data driven Senior Executive with a 23 year career in wholesale marketing/distribution and retail company/franchise operations.
·Demonstrated leadership, vision, expertise and distinguished performance in business startup, turnaround and operational management of multi-site, national and international operations.A catalyst for change, combining tactical execution of strategic initiatives with strong leadership of a cross-functional staff and development of strategic alliances to improve overall productivity, quality, business and bottom line financial performance.
·Visionary, creative executive accomplished in driving sustainable profitable growth and cash flow through team building and innovative project management and development.
·Experienced in developing, implementing and orchestrating new product launches, with a talent for providing the vision required to create and execute a strategic growth-centered business plan.
·Focused on finding new opportunities for products and services in the marketplace.
·Build, lead, managed and motivated a team of channel partners with go-to-market and full-life cycle sales and marketing support.
·Responsible for building and managing relationships with key marketing/sales executives and end customers, resulting in increased market share.
·Strong background in strategic market planning with a proven track record in the tactical execution of marketing programs.
·Responsible for driving product strategies and the development of sales force effectiveness tools and programs, product positioning and messaging, and play an integral role in the development and execution of overall management of the product development life cycle.
·Influential communicator practiced in leveraging interpersonal skills to articulate vision, strengthen relationships and build consensus, and served as the face of the company to the industry.
Business/Brand DevelopmentRetail Management & Operations
Sales & MarketingMergers & Acquisitions
Franchise Management/MarketingStrategic Planning