Plus Vision of America is a global manufacturer and marketer of office supply materials and consumer electronic component. Part of a global conglomerate with over $1.5 billion in presentation, office and communications products sales they are on the cutting edge of new technology innovations. They were seeking a highly creative, Merchandising Manager to work with their clients on the placement and merchandising of their products. Lou Maki, Our Sr. Executive Recruiter in Vancouver, WA took on this project and set out to secure a marketing professional that understood this CPG marketplace.
After several months of searching he secured a candidate with outstanding marketing, sales and ad agency experience with extensive print and Internet sales experience. This candidate had proven success in leading sales teams, managing employees and working in the marketing industry. He experience was honed in a business with revenue of $1.8 Million annually, he increased gross sales 100% the first year and 15% thereafter for three consecutive years, had improved profitability by 4% for three consecutive years and developed over 360 successful direct mail and image branding campaigns. This candidate was a perfect fit to take this company’s marketing and merchandising efforts to the next level.