CONNIE ANN YANNUZZI
Vast knowledge with proven experience as an administrator supporting top management. Major strengths include ensuring executive is always in the right place, at the right time with the right preparation. Offer complete solution of administrative skills to provide total support with efficiency, consistency and positive outlook. Dedicated and focused; able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals. Known for being able to grow valuable relationships with clients and colleagues at all organizational levels on a global scale. Expertise includes:
Scheduling & Calendaring
Meeting & Event Planning
Microsoft Processing Systems
Concur Travel and Expense
Global SAP Purchase Orders and
NESTLÉ NUTRITION, Florham Park, New Jersey 10/08 – Present Administrative Sales Coordinator to US Retail Sales Nestle Nutrition Responsible for providing exceptional staff support to the field sales organization of 120 staff members by leading and executing a variety of event projects. Efficiently schedule appointments and promptly respond to inquiries via e- mail and telephone.
Success streamlining office processes to increase efficiency and improve service to 20-25 office staff members.
Recognition of leadership contribution during Sales Business Planning Conferences and National Sales Meetings.
Manage executive team calendars, plan customer meetings, sales meetings, web-conferencing, reconcile business expenses, process invoices, and coordinated travel arrangements.
Responsibility added during Gerber’s relocation transition, which includes creating purchase requisitions and maintain purchase orders for Infant Nutrition marketers. NESTLÉ INFANT NUTRITION, FLORHAM Park, New Jersey 7/07 – 10/08 Executive Administrative Assistant to the Senior Vice President, US Infant Nutrition Responsible for providing high-level administrative support by leading and executing events and meetings, support a variety of global projects, handling all information requests, receiving visitors, arranging scheduling of calendars and travel. Managed day-to-day administrative functioning of the SVP Nestlé Infant Nutrition office and the US Finance team.
Managed flawless execution of organizational events, including global meetings that might require coordination with global executive teams.
Coordination of domestic and international travel logistics; including the preparation of detailed itineraries in the most efficient manner taking into account business and personal priorities of the executive team.
Reconciled business and personal expenses by using the Concur reporting system.
Knowledge of PowerPoint with the ability to design attractive presentations with graphics, financial charts and graphs, animation builds, transition, hyperlinks, imported data from other applications (e.g. Excel). NOVARTIS CONSUMER HEALTH, INC., Parsippany, New Jersey 5/00 – 7/07 Administrative Assistant to the Senior Vice President, North America Gerber Products Company Responsible for providing staff support to the Senior Vice President, and assist Directors and Managers within the Gerber Marketing organization by performing administrative and other related duties.
Administrate all confidential correspondences and memorandums for executive management.
Recognition of leadership during transition phase from Novartis Consumer Health to Nestlé Infant Nutrition
Coordinated both domestic and international travel arrangements.
Success streamlining office processes such as, word processing, meeting arrangements, expense reports, prioritizing mail, filing, processing of invoices and ordering supplies. CONNIE ANN YANNUZZI Mobile: 973-***-**** Page 2
ANADIGICS, INC., Warren, New Jersey
Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board 9/98 – 5/00 Responsible for providing staff support to the Chairman of the Board and assisted the President and CEO by performing administrative and other related duties.
Maintain all personal business in a confidential and professional office environment.
Coordinate both domestic and international travel arrangements for the Chairman of the Board and Executives.
Success streamlining office processes such as, word processing, meeting arrangements, expense reports, prioritizing mail, filing, processing of invoices and ordering supplies. Executive Assistant to the President, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President and 7/92 – 9/98 Chief Operating Officer
Responsible for providing general staff support to the President and Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Served as the Special Events Coordinator for an average of 35 employees.
Duties included on and off-site planning, selection and arranging for meals and audiovisual planning and supplies.
Processed all incoming and outgoing correspondences, prepared memorandums, coordinated both domestic and international travel arrangements and handled all inquires for the CEO.
Position required assignments that were sensitive in nature with high-level contacts inside and outside the company.
Coordinated administrative support during the transition of taking ANADIGICS, Inc. from a private company to public company.
Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer 3/92 - 7/92 Responsible for providing functions in an accurate and timely manner for the Chief Financial Officer, and assisted the Executive Assistant in supporting the President and Executive Vice President by performing secretarial duties as requested.
Coordinated, developed and maintained monthly reports & presentations for the Executive Committee and Board of Directors' meetings.
Processed all incoming and outgoing correspondences, prepared memorandums and screened telephone calls.
Provided administrative and secretarial support to accounting managers. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND AWARDS
Organized Pathways Training Sessions
G.R.E.A.T Award (Gerber Rewarding Exceptional Achievement for the Team) recognition of personal commitment, teamwork, dedication and performance
CENTENARY UNIVERSITY, Hackettstown, New Jersey
College experience is 4 years at Centenary University, Hackettstown, NJ with a major in Fine Arts. Associates of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts