Ken Goodgame has established himself as an influential entrepreneur in the business world. He has made a tangible impact in the specialty of marketing. He has leveraged his investment prowess and business acumen to elicit admiration from competitors and even professionals from other sectors. Ken specializes in developing marketing strategies that help his firms to navigate the unstable market forces.
Ken’s major focus is to come up with a balance of institutional alignment, worker engagement, major performance indicators, as well as quality assurance systems, which promote better performance and profitability. He leverages his ability to drive growth through leadership, improvement of quality, productivity improvement, cost analysis, and composed negotiations. He conducts intensive market research before allowing his company to venture in any business opportunity.
Kenneth Goodgame held the position of VP and Chief Merchandising Officer at the Chicago, IL-based True Value Hardware Corporation from 2010 to 2013. He was in charge of marketing, category management, pricing, and print advertising. He was instrumental in the creation and launching of the four SKU end cap plan backed by more than 2,800 stores, turning out to be the most efficient program launch.
Between 2010 and 2013, he was the General Manager of Ace Hardware Corporation (Oak Brook, IL). Ken created an excellent merchandising test agency with two full domestic stores, formal line review zones, testing stations, and vendor support areas. He has held top leadership positions in other corporations like Techtronic Industries North America (2008 to2010), Huntersville, NC-headquartered Newell Rubbermaid from 2002 to 2007, and The Home Depot of Atlanta, GA between 1994 and 2002.
Recipe for success
Ken Goodgame values education and holds a marketing degree from the University of Tennessee. He capitalizes on his unparalleled experience, innovation, and entrepreneurial mind to predict market outcomes. He focuses on developing pragmatic business models that promote sales and drives growth. Ken makes a strategic difference in the corporate world by offering guiding companies on how they can market their products and services and add more clients to the existing ones.