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DAVID S

Dynamic sales professional creating excellence in execution.

Occupation:

Sales Manager

Location:

Cary, IL

Education Level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

No

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Accomplished and driven industrial and food service sales executive with a proven track record of developing and executing successful strategies that drive revenue and market share improvements through sales increases, service expansion and category management. Extensive expertise in developing successful programs/sales plans to a variety of commercial and non-commercial customers

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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

Eastern Illinois University Communications Bachelor Degree
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Highlights:

• Generated $5M+ annually to gross profit margin via national contract agreements. • Sold 5 billion packages of Fisher peanuts and snacks, growing airline business from $0 - $30M+ annually. • Identified opportunity and landed McDonalds Corp. selling Fisher branded products for the sundae nut topping program. • Successfully launched dozens of new products and innovation utilizing extensive packaging knowledge. • Oversaw relationships with Culver’s Frozen Custard, Focus Brands and Freddy’s Frozen Custard as their exclusive nut supplier generating $10M - $12M annually. • Awarded the #1 sales leader for 21 years in industrial and food service sales as a result of increasing profits to double-digit margin levels. • Successfully sold peanuts to Cubs, Sox, Twins and Brewers ballpark for 10+ years generating $880K - $1M annually.

Companies I like:

Diamond Foods, Wrigley Gum, Blue Diamond, Paramount Farms, South Georgia Pecan, Navarro Pecan, Fannie May, Hershey Chocolate, Blommer Chocolate, ADM, Kraft, McDonald's Corporation, Ferrara Pan Candy, TreeHouse Foods, Olam International, Mariani Nut Company, Lone Tree Nut Company, Sun Valley Nut Company, Superior Nut Company, AZAR Nut Company

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• Strategic planning & implementation • Syndicated data & analysis • P&L management/financial reporting • Premium price & value-added selling • Contracts & negotiations • Product innovation, development & launch • Revenue & profit growth • Cross-functional leadership • Broker & distributor management • New/established business development & retention
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