A proactive, results-driven Professional who is a dedicated Strategic Business Activator, Enabler and Implementer with considerable skill in attaining profitable business growth through the creation and execution of successful sales, marketing and business strategies. Excellent planning, preparation and alignment prior to strategy implementation assure the success of each initiative. Over 18 years experience in the Cement industry with significant tenure in a leading company. Retail and Industrial expertise with extensive Sales and Market knowledge of all provinces in South Africa as well as Swaziland, Lesotho and Botswana. A results and team-focused entrepreneurial attitude has facilitated the ability to effectively integrate all the requisite aspects of a leadership position to exceed sales, marketing and operational objectives. This is evidenced by multiple achievements, which include regular promotions; successful acquisition of large supply contracts; the development and implementation of effective retail strategies; several supplier awards; market penetration; and the acquisition, expansion and retention of clients and areas. Strong ability to create new channels and develop long-term productive relationships resulting in significant revenue increases. Thrives on challenges, finding root problems and developing remediation strategies while broadening skill set and knowledge base. Proven leadership abilities; experienced in managing, developing and empowering high performing teams. Consistently demonstrates a high level of commitment, the ability to positively contribute, influence and lead and to act in the best interests of all stakeholders.