Western Region Sales Manager at Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Western Region Sales Manager
National Director of Automotive Dealer Channel Sales
October 2012 to September 2014
Aliso Viejo, CA
AeroVironment, Inc. - EV Solutions
Senior Automotive OEM/Dealer Sales Manager
August 2010 to October 2012
Voodoo Viral Marketing
Automotive Platform Manager
August 2009 to August 2010
American Suzuki Motor Corp
Regional Sales and Marketing Manager
June 2002 to August 2009
SLP Engineering, Inc.
Regional Sales and Marketing Manager
September 2000 to June 2002
Allen Automotive Group
Group General Sales Manager
September 1991 to September 2000
Volkswagen of America
Western Region Field Manager
September 1985 to September 1991
As Regional Sales Manager, I am responsible for managing a team of District Sales Managers to execute strategies in Sales, Wholesale, Advertising, Franchise Development, Sales Training, and Customer Satifaction in an effort to strenghten the dealer network in all Western Markets in California, Arizona, Oregon, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. As Regional Sales Manager, I am responsible for managing a team of District Sales Managers to execute strategies in Sales, Wholesale, Advertising, Franchise Development, Sales Training, and Customer Satifaction in an effort to strenghten the dealer network in all Western Markets in California, Arizona, Oregon, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
What company does Jim Ferron work for?
Jim Ferron works for Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
What is Jim Ferron's role at Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.?
Jim Ferron is Western Region Sales Manager
What industry does Jim Ferron work in?
Jim Ferron works in the Automotive industry.
Western Region Sales Manager @ Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. As Regional Sales Manager, I am responsible for managing a team of District Sales Managers to execute strategies in Sales, Wholesale, Advertising, Franchise Development, Sales Training, and Customer Satifaction in an effort to strenghten the dealer network in all Western Markets in California, Arizona, Oregon, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Western ZoneNational Director of Automotive Dealer Channel Sales @ Telogis, Inc. Telogis is a leading provider of software services, supporting Automotive OEMs with industry-leading software capabilities for their dealers and customers. My position is leading the development and growth of the Dealer Channel vertical. Our main focus in the dealer channel is to grow direct B2B sales through our OEM partners, the dealer network, and to drive revenue opportunities through this client base. Our expertise and reputation was as a premier provider to commercial fleet clients around the world. From October 2012 to September 2014 (2 years) Aliso Viejo, CASenior Automotive OEM/Dealer Sales Manager @ AeroVironment, Inc. - EV Solutions Responsible for managing and growing sales and profits for the EV Solutions Division, offering Electric Vehicle Charging Systems to our Automotive OEM clients. Managed the direct sales channel to our Automotive Accounts and Automotive Dealers with regards to their Electric Vehicle Platform introductions, charging infrastructure development, and future growth. From August 2010 to October 2012 (2 years 3 months) Monrovia, CAAutomotive Platform Manager @ Voodoo Viral Marketing In a consultant capacity, implemented and developed an automotive platform for this Internet Marketing firm, utilizing the company's expertise in website design, brand building, lead generation, sales conversion, and customer relationship management processes to grow our client base and to demonstrate the Voodoo Success Strategy by increasing sales and profits for our customers.Developed a unique post-sale communication system for our customers, utilizing the effectiveness of e-mail communication with the brand-building capabilities of professionally-produced video content to engage a company's customers during the ownership cycle and therefore build loyal repeat purchase funnels that are "measureable" and can be compared against ROI projections. From August 2009 to August 2010 (1 year 1 month) Regional Sales and Marketing Manager @ American Suzuki Motor Corp REGIONAL SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER -Influenced all Regional Sales/Marketing initiatives to meet established goals in 14-state territory, including 15 Field Representatives. 1) Successfully developed Regional Sales Objectives and executed the 127% attainment of these monthly/annual goals. 2) Effectively distributed and monitored a monthly advertising budget of $1.2 Million against sales attainment. 3) Assisted in the Development of focused and directional Sales/Marketing plans for individual clients. 4) Consulted with clients on Sales Improvement Plans by conducting training and development sessions using "Best Practices" to improve operational processes in the areas of sales, advertising, lead-generation and lead management, all with the ultimate goal of improved client profitability.REGIONAL DEALER NETWORK MANAGER -Successfully placed new dealers in Key Open Point markets as part of the National Corporate Network Development plan. This activity required meaningful communication and discussions of "operational" topics - profitability, sales, advertising, facility requirements, and capitalization, etc. From June 2002 to August 2009 (7 years 3 months) Western RegionRegional Sales and Marketing Manager @ SLP Engineering, Inc. Responsible for all marketing and sales activities connected with the distribution of GM Specialty Vehicles for this niche-car manufacturer. I marketed the Camaro SS and the Pontiac Firehawk vehicles through General Motors dealers, managing all sales volumes for the dealers in the Western States. This included direct involvement with GM Corporate personnel, GM dealers, Magazine editors and writers, and vehicle enthusiasts. From September 2000 to June 2002 (1 year 10 months) Western RegionGroup General Sales Manager @ Allen Automotive Group Responsible for coordinating all retail sales department activities for this multi-brand/multi-rooftop Dealer group . My duties included all General Sales Manager duties – Sales Planning/Forecasting, Finance Department, Inventory Control, Advertising, Pay Plans, Lead Generation Managment, and Sales Training. I developed a comprehensive training program for the dealer group - focusing on the areas of selling techniques, product knowledge, prospecting, follow-up, telephone techniques, Lead Generation-Lead Managment, and customer satisfaction. From September 1991 to September 2000 (9 years 1 month) Western Region Field Manager @ Volkswagen of America Performed several key positons in the Western Region - Regional Sales Training Manager (January 1990 - September 1991)District Sales Manager (January 1987 - January 1990)Regional Distribution Analyst (September 1985 - January 1987) From September 1985 to September 1991 (6 years 1 month) Western Region
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