Division Vice President - Western Control States @ IDV North America
Vern Davis is a Principal at Protis. Founded in 1995, Protis is an executive search firm based out of Indianapolis and Miami that specializes in the Food & Beverage industry. As a Principal and Team Leader within the organization, Vern is responsible for heading up sourcing and recruitment for human capital talent acquisition with Protis' client partners.
Vern Davis is a Principal at Protis. Founded in 1995, Protis is an executive search firm based out of Indianapolis and Miami that specializes in the Food & Beverage industry. As a Principal and Team Leader within the organization, Vern is responsible for heading up sourcing and recruitment for human capital talent acquisition with Protis' client partners. He also leads the firm's strategic partnership development. The Protis mantra "Building Companies and Changing Lives" is what Vern and his team is all about. The team is focused against positions within Sales, Category Management, Trade Marketing, Consumer Marketing, Consumer Insights, and Supply Chain. Vern has been with Protis since 2000, and in that time he has billed in excess of $9.0 million.
Vern's mission is to develop an exciting and thriving business in the Consumer Products arena. This includes building and molding a team of professionals that has a laser-like focus on the Protis core business. The results stand for themselves: Protis is consistently ranked at the very top of Global Food & Beverage search firms.
Vern brings a vast knowledge and business acumen to his role at Protis. His past business life is enriched with broad and rewarding experiences in the Consumer Products industry. Prior to joining Protis, Vern built a successful career in Consumer Products over a span of sixteen years, with experiences spread across Beecham Products, Heublein, and United Distillers and Vintners. From entry level merchandiser to Vice President, Vern's accomplishments and achievements resulted in numerous personal awards and acknowledgements, in addition to the hiring and training of dozens of professionals who were promoted under his leadership.
Owner @ From July 2000 to Present (15 years 6 months) Indianapolis, Indiana AreaRegional Director - Northwest @ From July 1998 to June 2000 (2 years) Division Vice President - Western Control States @ From July 1997 to June 1998 (1 year) Division Vice President - CA On-Premise @ From October 1994 to June 1997 (2 years 9 months) Division Vice President - Martin Division - Northern CA, NV, HI @ From August 1993 to September 1994 (1 year 2 months) Regional Sales Manager - Martin Division - New England @ From August 1992 to July 1993 (1 year) Sales Merchandising Manager - MA, CT @ From May 1991 to July 1992 (1 year 3 months) State Manager - Martin Division - Washington D.C. @ From August 1989 to April 1991 (1 year 9 months) District Manager - Martin Division - Northern CA On-Premise @ From August 1988 to August 1989 (1 year 1 month) Headquarter Account Manager - Houston, TX @ From January 1986 to June 1988 (2 years 6 months) Territory Manager - Houston, TX @ From March 1985 to December 1985 (10 months) Sales Merchandiser - Houston, TX @ From June 1984 to February 1985 (9 months)
Bachelor of Arts (BA), General Business and Industrial Engineering @ Lamar University Vern Davis is skilled in: FMCG, Marketing Research, Category Management, Sourcing, Strategic Planning, Strategic Partnerships, Management, Sales Management, Leadership, Customer Insight, Business Development, Food, Consumer Products, Recruiting, Sales
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