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 Expert  723548

Expert in Sales & Product Development in Waterless Cookware and Multi-Level Marketing.


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Wisconsin (WI)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Over twenty years of experience in the Housewares Industry. Diverse background in the Direct Selling Industry that includes Sales and Management of high end consumer cooking utinsels. Thorough knowledge and history of "Waterless Cookware" Industry including low moisture cooking which retains vitamins and nutrients while using less fat. Expert knowledge of selling direct to consumer and in home sales such as "Party Plan" and "Multi-Level" marketing programs. Background also includes selling various types of cookware through "Big Box" retailers.
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cooking

Managed the development of various houseware products for the "Direct Sales" Industry. Experience includes focus group and consumer surveys to determine market potential and working with outside design firms to enhance features and benefits for differentiation. Managed mutli disciplinary teams from the design and development stage through feasibility stage, worked with engineering for manufacturability and finally how to bring the product to market. Background is in "kitchen Electrics" and "Cookware" (both electric and non-electric).
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household appliance new product development

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waterless cookware


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  Waukegan, Illinois;  Arlington Heights, Illinois;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  Madison, Wisconsin;  Green Bay, Wisconsin;  Kenosha, Wisconsin;  and Racine, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   BS   Business   University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Sales

 

VP Strategic Program Development

 

He develops programs for National Accounts.

1980 to 2003

 

Regal Ware, Inc.

 

Sales

 

Director Private Label Accounts

 

He managed private label accounts for Direct Sales Division.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Member of The Direct Selling Association.


Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1996 to 1996   Japan   He managed a consumer focus group study for the development of new "waterless" cookware product line for Amway Corporation.
1996 to 1996   Taiwan   He managed a consumer focus group study for the development of new "waterless cookware" product line for Amway Corporation.

Market Research:
Hands on experience with every major company in "Waterless Cookware" industry.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Various cooking demonstrations.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Thorough knowledge of current Waterless Cookware market as well as the history of the Waterless Cookware market.


 

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