A. Schulman Creates Role of Chief Commercial Officer
A. Schulman, Inc., Akron, OH/USA, announced Gary Phillips has joined the Company as its chief commercial officer. In this newly created role, which reports directly to the chief executive officer, Phillips (57) will be responsible for driving profitable revenue growth on a global basis.
Immediate priorities include creating heightened alignment and accountability within the global sales and marketing teams across product families, as well as helping to accelerate the Company’s rejuvenated, customer-centric product innovation initiative.
Prior to joining A. Schulman, Phillips served as the vice president and general manager of Comcast Cable in West Palm Beach, Florida from 2014 through 2016. During his tenure, he and his team of more than 300 sales and support professionals delivered profitable sales and revenues in the commercial marketplace that were consistently in excess of annual target goals. From 2001 through 2012, he held various roles of increasing responsibility with Centurylink – and its predecessor company Qwest Communications – where he ultimately served as the vice president of business markets/central region. From 2012 until 2014, Phillips was an independent consultant, focusing primarily on sales team optimization and leadership development.
"I look forward to directly working with our regional senior vice presidents to drive sales performance and further distinguish the company as a leader within the industry", Phillips said.
A. Schulman, Inc.
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