“Sales is a teachable art that only can be executed by passionate people ....and when done well, it puts them in the most crucial position within a company. I feel this passion reflected in the initiatives of the Sales Competition.”

Roger Chantillon, Avery Dennison – VP Global Sales/VP & GM EMEA

“3M is an innovative company, thanks to our technologies – fed by input from customers, coming in through our sales organization. As a leader in many areas, 3M seeks cooperation with other leaders. that’s why we appreciate our relationship with Vlerick."

Alfons Dom, 3M – Regional Business Leader

“As Marketing becomes more and more global (or at least regional) Sales is were we can locally still make the biggest difference, execution being key for success. Good sales people who do this job wholeheartedly are first of all not easy to find, besides they can bring much to a company. As sales is becoming increasingly more important and more developed as a a function, we support the thought that we should get people trained in an early stage of their career. After all it is in that frontline job that your learn the basics which are key for a company’s success. What we expect from supporting the Vlerick Sales Initiatives is: sparring & learning from each other on key subjects related to Sales/Customer Development whilst meeting good people who might get interested in working in Sales at Unilever.”

Kenneth Bornauw, Unilever – Sales Director

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