John is an astute professional with over 15yrs sales & marketing experience managing known FMCG brands like Cowbell milk, Toptea, Loya milk, Miksi milk, Onga powdered seasoning, Amila powdered drink, Comelle ice cream powder, Millac Gold whopping cream, Nescafe and Mimee Noodles.
He began his career as a Banking Executive with Universal Trust Bank Plc, Aba in 2002 where I contributed to the branch success by increasing the deposit base from N90M to over N400M within a year. Later became National Promotions Coordinator with Promasidor Nig Ltd and Branding Manager, Globacom Ltd.
He is recognized for his aggressive business growth, unique competence and passion in delivering optimal results. He has also been involved in selling other products like textiles and educational books. While at MH Industry Company Ltd, he led the team to achieve the highest company sales revenue of $99M which was celebrated by the oversea management team.
A passionate marketing personnel with proficiency in business strategy, sales management, retail & cooperate sales, brand management, strategic Planning, advertising, networking, negotiating, merchandising, consumer marketing, sales promotion, POS management, customer service management and leadership skills.
Aside driving my team to maintain a minimum 30% year to year revenue growth, he also lunched two Mimee variants (onion and Mimee Life) into the burgeoning Noodles market. In other to increase turnover and market share, he managed the recruitment of major distributors to penetrate eight new major cities.
He pioneered Lantern Town Hall Meetings among private primary schools in the country with the main objective of growing customer data base and revenue.
HIS PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES includes
- A visionary able to turn customer need into actionable solution
- A driver with a never-quit attitude that knows how to drive sales on accelerated schedule
- A communicator capable of connecting with clients and prospects to ensure needs are met
- A coach and mentor that can help sales/marketing executives achieve success
- A negotiator that works with internal staff to achieve mutual goals
- A corporate ambassador that represents the company respectfully in the direct marketing community as well as in clients’ market space