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Location:
Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
April 03, 2018

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Albert Diagonale

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Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

732-***-****(c) ac40ra@r.postjobfree.com

A sales professional ( 35+ years ) in outside, inside and business to business sales. A consistent performer with a proven track record in sales growth with every company ever worked out. A consummate professional that understands that superb customer service continues even after the sale is closed.

Highlights

Took a small business from $350K to $800K in eight (8) months by reviving neglected accounts, opening new customers in untapped markets nationwide and offering special promotions to help generate business.

Vice President in charge of twelve (12) regional sales managers throughout the US generating $6M+ in annual sales in own division.

Developed new suppliers and product in the Far East and Europe. Was responsible for oversight of the import and delivery of product to major accounts. Consistently delivered product on time to customers despite the difficulties associated with oversees regulations.

Organized and planned several major trade shows. These shows helped to increase company sales by $2.5M annual in one show alone.

Professional Experience Albert Diagonale

The Albrecht Group, Cary NC.

Executive National recruiter: 07/13-present

Recruited Engineers, managers, financial directors in the Manufacturing and construction industries.

Finding new clients and candidates. Searching for qualified candidates, linkedin and Social Media.

Using large data Base and search engines.

Albert Diagonale, Inc. Fuquay-Varina NC 27526

Owner / Operator: 04/06 – 05/13

Management consultant responsible for teaming with senior level professional to develop plans to mitigate risk and increase sales within tight time constraints.

Operational consulting, marketing and general sales promotions for small and medium sized retailers.

Conducts on site observations of business operations and develops plans for marketing, promotion and correct product selection to ensure sales growth in a difficult economy.

Work with senior officers of companies of varying sizes to help choose locations for expansion and relocation.

Works with managers to help build sales force that reflects the requirements of the client but can still perform given current market conditions.

Manage synergies between oversees manufacturers and domestic customers to help move products within tight time constraints. Frequently involves acting as a liaison between custom brokers and the client to ensure proper and timely delivery of merchandise.

Herst Publications, Morrisville NC 27713

Account Executive: 12/04 – 3/06

Business to business sales consultant responsible to small to medium sized companies in the local area.

Called on professional practices and small business, consulting on advertising and internet services for companies to increase market share.

Consulted with Physicians, Medical Practices Dental Offices and Hospitals to help increase market share.

Personally responsible for approximately 250 accounts throughout the greater Triangle Area (Raleigh / Durham / RTP) totaling $600K in annual advertising revenue.

Was able to demonstrate benefits of internet advertising verses traditional media to existing and new customers resulting in an increase in sales by 70%.

Old World Chain, Beverly Hills CA 90212

Independent Sales Representative: 09/03 – 12/04

Outside sales professional responsible for the Northeast, Southeast and West Coast regions. Was able to take company from $350K to $800K in only eight (8) months.

Re-vitalized inactive accounts which helped generate new business and establish goodwill between company and former customers.

Scouted out new accounts to help achieve personal sales goals which frequently exceeded the targets mandated by corporate.

Created marketing promotions and specific advertising promoting our specific brand image.

Organized and managed logistics for trade shows to aid in generating new sales with new and existing clients alike.

Diastar, Inc, West New York, NJ 07093

Vice President of TB&F Division: 10/96 – 06/03

Executive with operational oversight and sales responsibility for 12 direct reports and two divisions. Worked with President and owner of the company to develop strategic plans and sales targets for areas of responsibility.

Coordinated marketing, sales and promotions for the parent company and subsidiary to ensure the achievement of all goals set forth by the president of the company.

Personally increased sales for the division from $3.2M to $4.8M.

Oversaw product development and maintained customer service standards for the division.

B’Delia & Son, New York, NY 10036

Independent Sales Representative: 09/94 – 09/96

Sales professional responsible for overseas product delivery and sales of fine jewelry to retailers in the New York Metro area.

Increased sales from $300K to over $1.0M annually in personal territory.

Representative sales in Northeast Division. Primary customers consisted of fine jewelry stores in the greater New York metro area.

Oversaw delivery of cultured pearls and fine jewelry, manufactured overseas.

Shiraka, LTD, Hackensack, NJ 07601

President / Owner: 07/78 – 06/93

Owner of company responsible for import, production and sales of fine jewelry and watch lines Europe, Hong Kong, Japan and the United States

Annual company sales exceeded $5M.

Pre-styles fine Swiss watch line (Maxine’s of Paris) which was sold under Shiraka, Ltd.

Manufactured a fine pearl line, including South-Sea Pearls sold to AGS and high end guild stores.

Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck NJ 07666

B.S. Business Management



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