Executive VP- Sales and Executive VP- Definitive Technology @ Hired as VP International Sales, added NE US Territory in 2004, Promoted to VP Sales in 2005, Exec VP- Definitive in 2007, Executive VP- Sales Sound United 2014. From February 2001 to Present (14 years 11 months) Category Manager-Audio @ With my staff of two Associate Buyers and
Executive VP- Sales and Executive VP- Definitive Technology @ Hired as VP International Sales, added NE US Territory in 2004, Promoted to VP Sales in 2005, Exec VP- Definitive in 2007, Executive VP- Sales Sound United 2014. From February 2001 to Present (14 years 11 months) Category Manager-Audio @ With my staff of two Associate Buyers and two Merchandise Analysts, I was responsible for the product mix, sourcing, vendor programs, advertising selection and pricing, and inventory distribution of a category responsible for over $100 million in sales. In my first thirty days, I obtained franchising for a major name brand supplier who had left Ward’s after a significant write-off during Chapter 11. From July 2000 to December 2000 (6 months) Senior Category Manager-Electronics @ One of six category managers, my categories were responsible for 30 to 40% of monthly sales, and were running at a GP level above industry averages. Beyond my category duties, I was involved in the development of an on-line vendor order system and organization of logistics info, I created the Excel sales, GP, and share reports for senior management, and I managed two of the largest affiliate program categories. From November 1999 to July 2000 (9 months) Purchasing and Merchandising- Audio and Mobile @ I handled what were previously two positions in my company, and was responsible for negotiations with vendors of annual volume programs, advertising co-op, and MDF. I did all buying and forecasting for my categories. I communicated to the sales staff all pricing information, merchandising and promotional direction. I participated in advertising, security, and inventory control decisions. From July 1995 to October 1999 (4 years 4 months) Store Manager; Salesman @ As manager, my store was number 1 in sales 7 of 8 years.
My last year in sales, I was the top gross profit producer in the company. From 1985 to 1995 (10 years) Sales, Manager @ From 1983 to 1985 (2 years) District Manager, Store Manager, Sales @ From 1976 to 1983 (7 years)
BBA, Marketing @ University of Wisconsin-Madison - School of Business Dave Peet is skilled in: Sales Management, New Business Development, Forecasting, Pricing, Sales Operations, Product Marketing, Home Theater, Retail, Merchandising, Negotiation, Home Automation, Consumer Electronics, Marketing Strategy, Product Development, Sales
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