Eric Quinn’s career experience has consisted of leadership roles in diverse organizations within various industries, including consumer products, retail, building materials, and supply chains. His expertise is in international business development, sourcing, marketing, strategic planning, turnaround management, and leadership.
Most recently, he completed a successful turnaround as President of a mid-size international manufacturer/distributor in the natural stone and tile industry. The company had operations in five countries and sales in Europe and North America, including multiple national programs with Lowe’s, manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe, and sourcing from China, Europe, and South America. Eric has extensive experience working with large, national retailers as well as small, specialty stores. He has worked in companies of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 50 to start-ups. He has held positions as Vice President of Sales for two logistics companies and was a sales manager with Procter & Gamble. Eric began his career as an officer in the United States Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from the University of Florida. Over the years, Eric has directed the integration of a new acquisition that led to new sales growth and new market penetration. He has also divested three unprofitable businesses while maintaining overall company sales and profit growth. Comfortable with a challenge, his first-ever strategic brand assessment focused the business into three sales channels under one company. Since then, he has led the acquisition of over 20 customers, including Del Monte and Unilever, where annual revenue increased from under $20 Million to over $200 Million. Eric also completed the acquisition of 33 client contracts, which resulted in sales growth from $0 to $15 Million in annualized revenue during the first 18 months of operation, including sales to Tyson Foods, Alcoa Consumer Products, Kikkoman, Hain-Celestial, and American Italian Pasta Company.