20+ years’ success implementing sales strategies to drive revenue and profitability for organisations
Repeated success guiding the execution of regional and global sales strategies to achieve maximum organisational development with minimum resource expenditures. Experienced in managing sales and marketing operations including coordinating the work of team members, setting performance targets, and building networks of potential clients. Skilled in researching marketing trends and aligning products to the needs of the customers. Adept at managing key accounts to ensure timely resolution of issues and build the market share of brands. Expert presenter, negotiator; able to forge solid relationships with strategic partners and build consensus across multiple organisational levels. Multilingual proficiency in Dutch, English, German and Italian.
Throughout my career, I have established a reputation as a transformational leader who is driven by challenge, undeterred by obstacles, and committed to furthering standards of excellence. My expertise encompasses all aspects of implementing sales programmes and harnessing strengths to improve overall organisational performance. Further, my ability to build consensus among and customers has been repeatedly proven.
Please consider the following highlights of my qualifications:
Besides the above qualifications, I have a large knowledge of leather materials, fitting issues, shoe production and can say that there is nothing in the shoe world I haven't seen yet.