A Man of Many Attributes: Ken Goodgame
In the fields of brand perception and commodity formulation, Kenneth Goodgame is perceived as a man of many attributes. Ken attained a bachelor’s degree in Finance and marketing from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville after which his career journey began. He was first employed as a senior global product merchant by the Home Depot Company in Atlanta from 1994 to 2002. He later on worked for Newell Rubbermaid, Huntersville, North Carolina as the senior Vice President of marketing, where he instituted national campaigns and facilitated the company’s growth. During his time in Newell Rubbermaid he discovered the modified technology for patented floor mop products which was the greatest achievement of that time.
Kenneth Goodgame was accorded an opportunity to work as the president of direct tools factory outlets for the Tetronic Industries in Anderson where he propelled a new retail sector and escalated sales. As a general merchandising manager at Ace Hardware in Oak Brook, he was in charge of monitoring both profits and losses in global purchasing. It was in 2013 that Goodgame was assigned to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising officer with the True Value Hardware Corporation in Chicago. His vast experience and knowledge in the field has enabled him to select a competent team that assists him in the completion of the company’s duties.
Ken has elevated the True Value Brands to the global level through his exclusive dependence on the customers’ principles, expertise and demands. Notable achievements of his success at True Value include the increased sales from $9 million to $180 million and the increased revenue by $150 million. The number of stores has also increased by a margin of 300% since he started working at the company. In the field of commodity formulation, Goodgame is very resourceful and inventive.
The primary reason for the prevalent success of True Value is Kenneth Goodgame. His determination to overcome every difficulty that the company may face has been resourceful to the company he works for.