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Chloe Torres
XXX XXXXX XXXXXX, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
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General Manager, Grocery Product Sector Jul 2008Present DCI Artform Milwaukee, WI P&L Leader of $21mm/year Grocery Products Sector. Direct the creation and direct sale of IP-based merchandising solution products in retail channels that sell groceries in North America. Manage a team of 17 employees including New Product Development, Operations, Marketing and a Direct Salesforce. Accountable for delivering annual sales plan and growth while improving return on sales and profitability.  Initiated new product development and organic business growth initiatives that have led to successfully pursuing new markets and new channels of distribution as well as several new product entries.  Instigated cost savings measures on existing product lines to improve year-over-year contribution margin.  Oversaw the transfer and moved with the business in December 2009 to a sister-company.  Led the move of the business back to DCI Artform in September 2012 and oversaw the staffing of the entire business unit at the new Milwaukee-based location.
Sr. Sales Manager Jan 1992Mar 2007 Eli Lilly & Company Indianapolis, IN Worked in various roles over a 15-year career for Fortune 150 Pharmaceutical Company in the Diabetes Business unit.  Roles  culminated in a Sr. Sales Manager role in Seattle, WA and leading a $35mm/year business and a sales team covering 13 sales representatives in WA, OR and AL.  Took over bottom-performing sales team and led to top 5% in year one and maintained top performance for 5 years. Successfully launched several new diabetes compounds (Cialis, Byetta). Selected by Sales Management team as Manager Peer Aware winner in 2000, 2001 and 2004.  Selected by Sr. Management as a Master Performer Manager (top 1% of managers in company) in 2001 and 2004 and Coaching Champion (top 10% of managers in company) in 2000.  Led Diabetes Sales team of 13 sales representatives in Sacramento, CA from 1999-2001 and took team from bottom 10% to top 5% by 2001.  Successfully launched new diabetes compounds in markets with highest managed care penetration in the U.S. (Actos, Humulin Insulin Pens).  Also worked 3 years in Midwest Region as a Sales/Marketing Business Analyst, 2-years a Market Research Associate on the $500mm Diabetes business unit and 2-years in Sales in Detroit, MI.  Won peer award as top sales team in district and was in the top 5% nationally in the launch of a new antibiotic compound.
Assistant Brand Manager Jul 1989Dec 1991 DowBrands Indianapolis, IN Worked as Assistant Brand Manager on largest brand (Ziploc Storage Bags) for medium-sized consumer products company.  Responsible for annual business planning process, consumer promotion, new package graphics and involved in print and t.v. advertising for brand.
MBA : Marketing, Finance Jun 1989 Northwestern University Evanston, IL
Bachelor of Science : Business May 1985 Indiana University Bloomington, IN
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Previous Companies:

  • DCI Artform
  • Eli Lilly & Company
  • DowBrands

Previous Job Positions:

  • General Manager
  • Grocery Product Sector
  • Sr Sales Manager
  • Assistant Brand Manager


  • Northwestern University
  • Indiana University

Level of Education:

  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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