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Manager Management

Delray Beach, Florida, 33483, United States
March 28, 2011

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Cherry P. Stanimirovic

*** ********* ***** . ****** *****, Florida 33483

Mobile/Cell: 561-***-****



Program Management . Marketing

Dynamic, self motivated and results driven business leader with a

progressive track record of accomplishments saving time, cutting costs,

boosting productivity and increasing profitability for industry leaders.

Astute analyst, strategic thinker and creative problem solver with superb

management talents. Articulate, persuasive and powerful presenter. Inspire

trust and confidence. Write with clarity, strength and style. Spearheaded

operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and South America. Motivated

high-performing teams.

Areas of Strength

Program / Product Management . Sales / Promotion . P&L . Cost Control .

Analysis . Planning . Presentation . Team Building . Negotiation .

Strategic Partnerships . Performance Metrics / Management . Continuous

Improvement . Six Sigma

Core Competencies

Accomplished Program Manager: Manage entire project process including pre-

production planning, resource allocation and scheduling, define program

requirements and provide technical troubleshooting, complete project

budgeting and results analysis. Consistently complete projects within

timelines and at world-class quality levels.

Quality Assurance: Implement quality control and productivity tracking

measures to maintain product excellence and optimize operations and

performance. Schedule and conduct monthly team training sessions, and

partner with upper management for high-profile, multimillion dollar


Client Relations: Provide clients with exceptional service and support to

ensure loyalty and facilitate long-term business relationships.

Industry / Product Experience: Background includes marketing and promoting

mobile data and Internet solutions, consumer imaging and communication

products, commercial airlines and high-end travel information and products

generating up to or exceeding $100,000,000 in revenue.

Professional Experience

Motorola, Inc. - Libertyville, Illinois 1999 - 2008

Director, Program Management

Senior Program Manager

Catalyzed and executed high-profile development initiatives for this

Fortune 100 technology company. Devised and implemented strategy and

tactical plans to meet key business objectives for multiple programs

operating at international facilities.

> Responsible for managing the execution of multiple team assignments

supporting a major co-branding product development initiative designing a

Motorola cellular phone featuring the Kodak imaging experience.

> Conducted analyses and resolved complex problems to assure quality

results. Mentored and supervised program managers across diverse

organizations. Managed partner relationships. Drove continuous


> Implemented effective change controls; cultivated clear lines of

communication between department heads and suppliers; corrected schedule


> Introduced initiatives that eliminated redundancy, improved efficiency

and reduced costs by promoting the cross-regional utilization of


> Lead multidisciplinary teams, and took decisive action to close all open

issues and meet target budget, quality and revenue goals.

> Instituted a performance management process that motivated high achieving

teams, boosted employee satisfaction levels and reduced turnover to -3%.

> Surpassed all performance goals; recognized with multiple, corporate

Bravo Awards for outstanding performance won by hundreds of individuals

out of a workforce of 75,000 employees.

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Aerial Communications / OAG - Chicago / Oak Brook, Illinois 1996 - 1998

Product Manager, Product Development

Supplied business expertise and organizational leadership required to

achieve market and revenue goals for diverse business organizations.

> Devised product development and marketing strategies; developed

advertising. Directed multidisciplinary teams; controlled budgets and

implemented schedules. Facilitated communications with internal /

external stakeholders. Managed international vendor contracts.

> Designed and delivered project management training to Ameritech and

United Airlines, encompassing risk assessment, resource management,

communication and controls.

> Launched Aerial Communications products via direct sales and retail

channels; created sales incentives and customer retention programs;

streamlined processes and cut costs.

> Orchestrated the development large-scale, user-friendly, technology

solutions for OAG's travel industry clients.

Apollo Travel Services - Rolling Meadows, Illinois 1987 - 1996

Marketing Product Manager

> Improved market share by 1.2% in 3 consecutive years; revived declining

account relationships; coordinated a multimillion dollar national trade

conference attended by in excess of 4,000 customers and vendors.

Communications Manager

Proactively managed product promotional functions, showcasing new products

and services in a range of venues, including trade shows and professional


> Fully managed events from conception through delivery. Developed budgets

and timelines, negotiated with vendors and suppliers, and ensured site

preparation and support requirements met business goals. Troubleshot and

resolved issues, and developed reports used for senior level planning.

> Additional duties included the design and development of award-winning

technical manuals, including copywriting, design elements in

collaboration with graphics personnel, and production oversight to ensure

expectations met.


Bachelor of Arts: Marketing and Management

National Louis University, Evanston, Illinois . 4.0 GPA

Additional courses, seminars and workshops include:

Public Speaking . Presentation Techniques . Training Methodologies

Licensed Realtor . Licensed Mortgage Broker


Active volunteer contributor, American Cancer Society

Served as Marketing and PR Chair, Delray Beach Relay for Life, 2006

Further Information Available on Request

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