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Objective: Sales Representative for a major supplier of chemicals to the Personal Care/Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical Industry.EDUCATION:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Wisconsin
Bachelor of Science May 1998
Minor: Business Administration
September 1999 to Present.
International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. Hazlet NJ
Sales Account Executive
Responsible for the sale of synthetic and natural chemicals to major accounts in the Personal Care and Pharmaceutical industries. Region covered consists of NJ, NY, CT. Overnight travel responsibilities up to 60%. Point of sale includes Chemists, Technical Directors and Formulators. Customers include: Johnson & Johnson, Calvin Klein, and Donna Karan. Applications: Products are used in the formulations of Skin Care, Lotions, Shampoos, and Soaps.
*Increased sales territory by 30% in my first year.
*Increased profits in my region by 20%
*Increased new account base by 15% over previous year.
*Ranked #2 out of 12 sales representatives nationally two consecutive years.
Synthetic Organic Chemist June 1998 to August 1999
International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. (Research and Development)
Responsibilities include, extensive research to create synthetic chemicals to be processed for world wide sales and distribution within IFF, working with pilot plant crew and engineers in the scale up of these chemicals.
Process Chemist January 1996 to June 1998
International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. (Flavor Division) Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
Responsibilities include, maintaining all gas chromatographs and hplc on site.
References provided upon request.