Chris Benn 

General Expertise

 

Chris Benn is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. He has been a Senior Manager, holding executive positions, in the Service Industry and Healthcare. In addition, he has management experience with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. He is known for his ability to produce increased profit while controlling costs in the service and healthcare sectors. He led sales and marketing organizations to superior results in two continents by identifying the required talent to lead the various operations, training to best practice and engineering training tools to meet those expectations. Recipient of the AkzoNobel international Marketing Award of Excellence.

 

Individual Areas of Expertise

  Supply Chain Management (local and international) Reducing cost/liabilities

  Risk Management

  Start-up experience in Canada, USA and South America

  Marketing and Sales in Business to Business, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals   and the Service industry

  Facilitator/Trainer: Identifying and mirroring best practices, creating programs in Consultative Selling, SPIN, Balanced Scorecard, Active Listening, Time Management, Sales Force Automation/Contact Management

  Business Planning

 

Professional Background

  Executive Manager Foodex Corporation

  Conservation Authority Manager Ministry of Natural Resources

  National Sale Director/VP Sales Organon Pharmaceuticals Inc

  President/General Manager Organon de Colombia

  Regional Director Sales NE USA Organon USA Inc

 

Representative Clients

  Dominion Diagnostic

  Neuro Care Canada

 

Education

  University of Western Ontario, BA environmental engineering focus

  Ivey School of Business, Executive Marketing Certificate

 

Community

  Member of the Kingston Chamber of Commerce