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Sales Manager

October 26, 2018

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One Rowntree Rd, Suite ***5

Toronto, Ontario, M9V 5G7



Over 15 years of experience selling and promoting within the Consumer Package Goods Industry specific to Natural Health, Vitamins, Nutraceuticals and Sport Related Products.

Hands-on experience promoting complete product lines, both private and national brands, to Regional and National retailers across the Canadian and USA markets.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills utilized in building lasting relationships with national retailers such as Wal-Mart, Loblaws, Sobeys, Shoppers Drug Mart, Katz group gDrug Trading, Fortinos, Metro, Rexall, Pharma Plus, London Drugs, Overwaitea Sav-On Drugs, The Great Canadian Superstores, Pharmasave Drugs, Canadian Tire, Costco, Giant Tiger, and regional accounts such as Nutrition House, Natures Emporium, Noah’s Natural Foods, Good Health Mart and Ambrosia Natural Foods, S&H Health Foods, Whole Food Stores. 7-11 convenience and Mac’s convenience stores

Strong team player who believes in Partnership Building and Relationship Selling in order to achieve outstanding results and sales.

Computer literate in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Internet


Received the President Club Award for 5 consecutive years for Top National Account Manager within the Canadian and USA by selling $1.25 M over projected target

Suggested new products which generated a 12% increase in total Canadian revenue in 2017

Up sold personal territory from $15,000 per month to $99,000 per month

Increased personal National Sales from zero to $2.75 M per year


Team Building and Coaching

Partnership Building

Management and Retail Link

New Business Development

Private Label Development

Brokerage Management

National Sales Marketing Development

New Sales and Personal Acquisition

Relationship Selling

Business Reorganization


Retail and Wholesale Management

Managed both independent retail and national retail sales channels

Prepared and wrote sales analysis reports for 4 Senior Managers.

Supervised, trained and coached 15 Broker Representatives across the Canadian Region

Facilitated seminars to 20 staff members on a monthly basis regarding product lines

Oversaw product management, marketing programs, sales forecast and pricing of products in the Canadian and USA markets

Attained and negotiated regional and national listings

Sold products to the health food stores, national retailers and wholesale distributors

Performed store demonstrations for regional and national retailers

Displayed banners to promote new business and merchandise

Garry Chernest 416-***-**** 2


National Accounts Manager of Maplelife Nutrition & OEM, NUTRALab Canada 2015 - Present

National Accounts Manager, Quantum Nutrition Inc. 2004 - 2015

National Sales Manager, Euro Glass Canada Limited

(Division of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment) 2000 - 2004


Personal Power II, Anthony Robbins 2015

The Science of Success, James Ray 2014

Winning Edge Self-Management, Dr. Denis Waitley 2014

The Seven Steps to Success, Steven Covey 2014

Power Management, Zig Zigler 2013

Effective Negotiating Skills, Dr. Charles Karras 2013

Presentation Skills, Mica Management 2012


York University

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Major in Business Economics and Finance

Ryerson University

Bachelor of Business Degree, Major in Sales Management and Marketing

Studied courses in:

Sales Management

Brand Management

Business Development,

Effective Negotiating Skills

Key Account Management

Marketing Communications.


Received a Governor General of Canada Award, Ottawa Ontario & York Region

Received a Police Services Award for Bravery, York Region

Meals on Wheels, York Region, Team Leader

Animal Rescue, York Region,

Metro Toronto Hockey Association, Coach Midget Hockey

York University Football Alumni, Event Coordinator

Labatt’s Slow Pitch Baseball, Player and Tournament Organizer


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