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Summary: Over 30 years marketing experience on client, agency, and consultant sides. Controlled $40 million budget and staff of twelve. Highly effective both strategically and executionally. Proven ability to develop innovative programs in food, beverage, sports, finance, medical, real estate, cosmetics, manufacturing, electronics, agriculture, and textile categories for all classes of distribution: consumer, trade, ethnic, non-profit, international, and on-premise. Exceptionally strong interpersonal and presentation skills.

1994 - Present

CGC Ltd, Westport, CT
Partner, Consultant

1991 - 1994

Alcone Sims O'Brien (Division of Omnicom), Mahwah, NJ
Account Director, Account Supervisor

1985 - 1991

Heublein, Farmington, CT
Director Promotions, Group Promotions Manager, Promotion Manager

1980 - 1985

General Foods Corporation, White Plains, NY
Associate Promotion Manager, Associate Product Manager, Assistant Product Manager


New York University

M.B.A. in Marketing, B.A. in Computer Science and Economics, New York University

Current as of May, 2009

[Mail] You can contact me at my primary email address: vera@shanov.com