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Sales Manager

Brampton, ON, L6T 2R4, Canada
80-90K per annum
August 23, 2012

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Over ten years experience in Marketing, Sales and Administration

Extensive skills in Import & Export of goods & commodities

Coordinated the Sales division of Guinness Nigeria Plc, improved sales by 35%

Ability to multi task and respond to changing needs

Proven track record as a strategic business solutions provider

Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

High level of attention to detail and excellent follow-up skills

Facilitated communication between electronic/print media and performing artistes/agencies around the country

Employment History

Marketing Representative 2009 Till Date

AADCO Auto Parts Brampton, Ontario

. Marketing of Recycled Automotive products

. Development and expansion of Customer base

. Build consistent rapport with current customers and prospects

. Cold calling, canvassing and daily prospecting

. Dealing with suppliers and Customers directly to achieve Customer satisfaction

. Working in tandem with set marketing plan to achieve sustainable growth

Regional Sales Manager 2004-2009

Guinness Nig. Plc Lagos, Nigeria

Achieved $10 m in new sales revenue while managing relationships with existing accounts and penetrating new markets

Successfully coordinated sales in sixteen provinces

Oversaw product information and distribution for seventy major accounts

Researched and developed new distribution outlets in sixteen provinces

Instrumental in determining corporate strategic business direction

Served as office manager for the regional sales office and coordinated a team of thirty full time employees

Marketing Manager 2003-2004

Dangote Nig. Ltd. Lagos, Nigeria

Planned and executed competitive analysis and market place assessments which resulted in improved Sales of 28%

Coordinated a team of intra-firm marketing, product and technical managers in order to implement and facilitate product changes

Assessed, analyzed and recommended new vertical markets to penetrate and redefine product positioning

Drafted and edited written materials for the marketing department that included press releases, public service announcements and sponsorship reports

Assistant Marketing Manager

Dangote Nig. Ltd. Lagos, Nigeria 1997-2003

Identified strategic corporate and product opportunities from market place assessment of customer, competition and change matrices

Promoted existing product lines at trade shows and fairs

Analyzed marketing budgets and sales in order to identify products requiring

marketing support

Efficiently coordinated follow-up of leads with existing and potential accounts

Maintained accurate and current computer records of inventory, customers and shippers



Assistant Comptroller 1993–1997

Nigeria Customs Service

In-charge of Import & Export department, monitoring goods and commodities

coming in and out of Nigeria

Oversaw the tariff classification and international trade department

Implemented Federal regulations on international trade

Upgraded the imported vehicles department

Chief Superintendent Of Customs 1989–1993

Nigeria Customs Service

Service Public Relations Officer for three provinces

Coordinated the export departments for the three provinces

Organized the special anti-smuggling team

Oversaw the Administrative department

Streamlined the baggage unit of Kano international Airport


MBA, Marketing Management 2002

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria

BSC (HONS), Business Administration 1996

University of Lagos, Nigeria

Chartered Institute of Public Administration, Nigeria 2003

Associate Member

Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Nigeria 2002

Associate Member

Nigerian Telecomms Ltd., Basic Computer Operations



Marketing Strategies 2002

The development of Marketing strategies for a fast food business,

a case study of Mr Biggs

Essence of capital in business

Impact of capital on entrepreneurial success of a small scale business, 1996 in Lagos State

References Available

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