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Candidates of the week: Executive Manager

Thursday, 14 September 2006
By Print 21 Online Article

Key Strengths & Personal Qualities

  • Have had two decades in the Office Products / Printing Industry
  • Successfully managed a sales team for 10 years, and built a close, harmonious team.
  • Built strong relationships with customers – excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong commercial awareness.
  • Prompt response to customers demands
  • Strong team builder – good supervisory and leadership skills
  • Self-starter, can do attitude, conscientious
  • Demonstrated capacity to exercise initiative, accept challenges and apply creativity to overcome obstacles
  • Able to work efficiently under pressure and readily accept responsibility
  • A high level of professionalism, discipline and dedication to achieving tasks on time to a high standard
  • I am enthusiastic, people oriented and energetic, with the ability to build a close, harmonious and successful sales team
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Experienced in key account management and new business development.

    Career Summary

  • Extensive management experience with two key players in the printing industry and a large corporate paper and envelope manufacturer.
  • Proven experience in managing costs within a sales and warehouse environment.
  • Extensive senior management experience in sales, customer service and account management. Proven track record building strong customer relationships in a business environment, winning new business within existing and new business environments.

    Career History

    2001 – 2006, Spicers Office Papers; Regional Manager of SA

    1995-2001, PaperHouse Xpress; State Manager

    1993-1995, PaperHouse; New Business Developer/Sales

    1991, Envelope Manufacturers; Sales Manager SA

    1984-1991, F. Cockington Pty Ltd; Senior Territory Manager

    1967-1984, E.S.Wigg & Son Pty Ltd, Junior Male Clerk

    John McGregor


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