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Richard L. Girod
87 Miller Road Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047 phone:(847) 438-1161 Cell: 224-622-5506 fax:(847) 438-1374
Twenty years of strong marketing, sales, account management, , advertising and promotion experience. Proven track record and measurable achievements in building strong market shares and increasing sales through promotional programs, new product introductions and customer relations. Special expertise in national accounts, market segmentation and distribution management.
Responsible for the identification, development and management of key national and regional sales activities.
i.e. Borders, Best Buy, Target, Musicland Group, Handleman, Baker& Taylor, AEC, Tower, Virgin, TransWorld Ent., Arrow, Galaxy et al. Sold directly to school districts , schools and libraries.
Manage and direct over $3M in budgetary responsibilities.
Experienced in negotiating major contracts with key accounts and businesses.
Supervised, developed, and evaluated the performance of a regional sales staff for quotas, sales and sales goals.
Develop and implement short and long-range sales and marketing programs that increase sales and expand base business.
Initiate and direct activities in strategic market development, market segmentation, advertising, promotion and public relations for divergent markets.
Develop product sales at mail order, catalog and Internet sales sites.
Consult with record labels in developing wholesale and retail
Special expertise in developing and promoting key product at the distribution, sub-distribution and retail level.
Consult on the creation of special product and packaging configuration for specific demographic appeal.
Serve as a consultant to distributors on advertising and promotional programs.
Experienced in ra