Richard Barker


To utilize sales and marketing expertise with a technically oriented medical organization.


I am an avid angler, guitarist, husband and dad.


I will work harder than anyone to increase sales. I will convey your product message in the most impactful way.

Work History

Work History
May 2006 - Aug 2008

Professional Sales Consultant

Abbott Laboratories

Responsible for sales and marketing to specialty and primary healthcare providers. Managed yearly budgets to maximize ROI, and led team meetings at national POA conventions.

Key Achievements

·Led the region in market share and market share growth during critical product launch in 2008

·Revived positive growth in a previously declining territory through precision targeting and effort

·Facilitated and recruited additions to the national speakers bureau

Jul 2005 - Feb 2006

Sales Consultant

·Compiled extensive P & T lists for managed care pull through efforts

·Awarded Shining Star for outstanding teamwork during product launch

·Successfully launched novel lipid medication

Feb 2004 - May 2005

Sales Consultant

Key Achievements

·Achieved regional ranking of 2 out of 53 during 2006

·Led team meetings regarding clinical aspects Neurological sales

·Participated in preceptorships with Neurology and memory clinics

Oct 2002 - Jul 2004

Sales Consultant

·Achieved regional sales success during companies largest product launch

·Substantially increased market share, call average, and details to specialty physicians for entire district

·Developed and executed sales strategies with Astra Zeneca sales team


Sep 1996 - May 2001


Shimer College



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