David Bickford

David Bickford

Sales Specialist (Safety) at Acklands-Grainger
Location: Chilliwack BC
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The most important thing to now about me is that I am Passionate about products and how they connect us to our environment. As a United States Marine I understand the importance of quality equipment that protects us from the environment while still letting us connect to the environment. I love the outdoors and the I am looking to bridge the gap between my successful Sales career in the industrial and Safety envelopes and my passion for the outdoors.

I am an experienced sales professional with proven ability to work effectively with customers and peers and having the ability to develop effective and collaborative relationships. I have an excellent track record of exceeding sales goals and experience managing multiple sales teams through complex sales processes and initiatives.

I have 6 years of account management experience and 15 years working in heavy industry including aviation and naval shipbuilding. In my last position as Safety Specialist at Acklands Grainger I was responsible for managing the Safety Product Portfolio for the Lower Mainland BC Market. Responsible for the education and coaching of two sales teams consisting of 16 Account Manager and 8 Ackland’s branches throughout a territory worth 12 Million Dollars.


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INTERESTS
  • Camping
  • Backpacking
SPORTS
  • no sports
GROUPS
  • no groups

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PEOPLE 15

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COMPANIES 53

Helly Hansen Inc.
SCOTT USA
Billabong USA
Crankbrothers
Pearl Izumi USA, Inc.
CamelBak Products, LLC