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Name Michael
Phone 203-655-2444
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Connecticut
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President and CEO
WaterJel Technologies
Carlstadt, NJ
(Burn Care products)

President and CEO
Latex International
Shelton, CT
(Bedding Components)

Dvision President
PepsiCo
Purchase, NY
(Beverages, fast food)

Key Accomplishments Accomplished senior executive with 14-year tenure in private equity environments, including 4 successful engagements as CEO for private equity firms. Exceptional strength in growth accelerations and turnarounds. Twenty years Fortune 50 P&L leadership

The private equity engagements include Latex International (a Pouschine Cook company; XIRR on my watch of 38.6%), Equity Specialties (a Cerberus company, where we made the parts worth more than the sum), and Lens Express and Wise Optical (Dr. John Rutledge of Rutledge Capital will state "Mike is smart, experienced, works like hell and is incredibly loyal. I would invade China with him alone in a rubber boat."

20 YEARS FORTUNE 100 LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE President, PepsiCola East ($1.5billion operating company; increased revenues by 38% with 23 acquisitions).President, Pizza Hut’s International(profitably increased ‘footprint’ from 68 to 92 countries).

Education / Skills MBA, NYU Stern School of Business, Marketing, 1973
B.E. Industrial Engineering, NYU, 1972
Wharton/Spencer Stuart Director's InstituteSeminar on Board Governance
Corporate Directors Group National Association of Corporate Directors

Name Brian
Phone 262-853-9755
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Gamber-Johnson, LLC
Stevens Point, WI
(Rugged Mobility Equipment)

General Manager-VP
Schunk Graphite Technology
Menomonee Falls, WI
(Industrial Materials)

Key Accomplishments Aggressively managed expenses during economic downturn. Maintained positive bottom-line despite severe market contraction while reversing decline in market share and growing core business. Grew revenue by 25%+ in core business despite state budgets.

Recruited, developed and managed field sales team starting from scratch. Reruited, hired, trained and managed a total of 8 field sales plus 12 inside sales staff. Industries covered: auto, steel, power, paper, motors, appliances, power tools, etc.

Developed, planned and implemented strategic marketing plans. Plans provided focus and guidelines for continued sales and market share development yielding double-digit percentage sales growth year-after-year.

Drove sales increases of 10+% year-after-year in declining market. Managed a 26% sales increase 2006 to 2007 which was also 10% over budget. Utilized strategic, systematic sales methods. Sold to diverse markets: auto, steel, power, paper, motors.
Education / Skills MBA - UW- Milwaukee; BS - Chemistry, Math minor - UW - Madison and Whitewater
Proficient computer skills including MS Office products, Lotus Notes, ERP system.
Fluent in German.
Selected as one of 35 people from 6500 person organization to participate in company's Executive Development Progra

Name Jeff
Phone 630-254-9806
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Account Director
NSA Media
Downers Grove, IL
(Advertising Agency)

Regional Marketing Mgr.
Allstate Insurance Co.
Northbrook, IL
(Insurance)

Adv. Promotions/Media Mgr
Ace Hardware Corp.
Oak Brook, IL
(Retailer/Wholesaler)

Key Accomplishments EXECUTIVE WHO IMPROVES THE RESULTS OF YOUR ADVERTISING CREATIVE AND MEDIA - Tremendous experience in advertising/mrkt (client-side) management - Specializes in retail sales growth and B2C - Manages creative, media, TV production w/ external agencies

- Expert in project management… integrates activities of key depts. - Manages/Forecasts annual marketing/advertising plans and budgets - Leadership skills - Offers practical solutions to solve problems. - Develops brand positioning - Sponsorships

At NSA... Led all daily Client Acct Service activities with key retail accts - Built clients' business using print - Offer strategic insight At Allstate... Managed mrkt dept for Midwest region - Achieved 5% incr in quote volume - Managed $3.5MM bdgt

At Ace... - Achieved 5-9% annual sales increases for corporation through effective advertising campaigns - Managed dept. budgets totaling $66MM annually, including $38MM media bdgt (TV, Radio, Print, Internet) - Produced TV/Radio/print/internet ads
Education / Skills Graduated Northwestern University, Evanston, IL - Medill School of Journalism - BSJ
Creative/Media/Brand Management: Planning, Budgeting, Ad Agency contact, Concepts, TV Production, Copywriting
Budgeting: Planning, Expense Control, Forecasting savings Program Development: New programs, training initiatives
Proficient on Microsoft Office Suite

Name Debbie
Phone 847-414-3856
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director, Mktg and Comm
SmithBucklin
Chicago, IL
(Association Management)

Dir Mkg and Sales
W W Grainger
Lake Forest, IL
(Industrial Distribution)

VP Marketing
R R Donnelley
Lombard, IL
(Direct mktg services)

Key Accomplishments Built the marketing infrastructure for the business - created a marketing & planning competency. Revenue growth 10% V prior year, led the development of 17 new products vs. a plan of 8 for the year, exceeded revenue goals for first time in 5 yrs.

Built the marketing and sales competency for the division. Grew top line sales by targeting the right market segments and customer groups. Developed mktg and sales strategy-achieved 11% sales growth to government customers and 14% to national accts

Improved profitability of multi-million dollar corporate customers by negotiating new customer service terms. Created a new revenue stream -led the internet development of a new 'parts' e-commerce website hosted on the grainger.com website.

Speaker and Panel Member: Crain's Chicago Business, B-2-B Symposium, "Integrated Marketing". Speaker: "Direct Marketing Strategy" at the U.S.Trade Mission for Direct Marketing sponsored by the Commerce Dept. to over 1200 attendees in Mexico City
Education / Skills Masters of Business Administration MBA,Marketing/Management University of Memphis Memphis, TN
Bachelors of Business Administration BBA,Marketing University of Memphis Memphis, TN



Name Anthony
Phone 847-680-5449
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Group Vice President
Briggs Healthcare
Des Moines, IA
(Medical Products)

Senior Vice President
Briggs Healthcare
Des Monines, IA
(Medical Products)

Director of Sales
Hospira
Lake Forest IL
(medical devices/pharma)

Key Accomplishments Reversed three year, 20% ($10 million) slide in revenue by changing sales and marketing effort of medical forms and documentation, charting, and obstetrics setting company aside from competitors. Personally negotiated and signed four GPOs

Increased sales from $41 to $44 million (7.3%) within six months. Re-signed the contract with largest customer (Cardinal Health) for $15 million. Developed and executed sales strategies for international distribution into 25 countries

Grew revenues from $171 to $259 million by realigning under-performing personnel, creating a "market basket" contracting strategy, developing a distributor national accounts program, creating an inside sales program,Oncology sales force

Achieved profit goal of $11 million by focusing sales force on specific targets and high margin brands. Sized, structured, redeployed, and retrained US field sales force of 125 to achieve a 30
Education / Skills LAKE FOREST GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, Lake Forest, IL MBA 2009 MILLER HEIMAN - CONCEPTUAL AND STRATEGIC SELLIN
MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS, North Adams, MA BS, Business Administration, Marketing 1980
Certified Trainer, Strategic Selling and Conceptual Selling


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