Accomplished, passionate and results-driven Sales/Business Development Professional with over 22 years’ invaluable experience gained within the Beverage industry, specifically in national, regional and family-owned breweries. Well versed in wholesale and retail operations across all areas of the beverage market, generating high levels of performance and profitability. Employ a collaborative leadership style and customer-centric work ethic with the capacity to develop relationships at all levels and enjoy developing, training and motivating cohesive teams that accomplish goals and increase company profits.

  • Cultivated corporate key account relationships to increase portfolio growth an average of 30% in the most hyper-competitive beer market in the U.S.
  • Reorganized wholesaler inventory for increased efficiency while also eliminating out of code product in the marketplace resulting in increased ROI for wholesaler.
  • Excelled in new brand placements and improved wholesaler focus on brand portfolio while delivering a 6000% increase in draft sales.
  • High efficiency in launching new breweries in the marketplace and subsequent distribution and high sales velocity.
  • Highly effective at managing small or large brand portfolios. Well versed in wholesale and retail operations across all areas of the Beverage market, generating high levels of performance and profitability.
  • LOCATION PREFERENCE(S): Prefer to stay in Illinois, but willing to travel.

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Kris Binninger

Account Manager and Executive Recruiter at Kinsa Group. Kris has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business and brings 14 years of staffing and recruiting experience to Kinsa. Kris delivers to her clients the candidates that she believes in. She takes the time to get to know what candidates and employers are looking for. Let Kris put her dedication to this type of Recruiter-Candidate relationship to work for you on your next search for a great food industry job.
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