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"Achieving Exceptional Customer Service"

by Patrick Roy

Store Manager, Lowe's Wallingford 

 


 

"Marketing and Business Challenges in Africa"

Please join the AMA on Thursday 9/29 for guest speaker Mr. Jayesh Kharbanda.

Mr. Kharbanda is the Regional Customer Service Manager for Nestle Mauritius. He is responsible for the Equatorial Regional Market, primarily Africa.

Jayesh has over 30 year’s industrial experience in Sales; Supply Chain in the South Asian and African region.

He is a graduate from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences and has completed several international training programs with Nestle including working with the Nestle US Wal-Mart Team.

In addition to handling several key business related assignments Jayesh has been instrumental in SAP implementation in South Asian region and now Equatorial African Region.

He was the key founder member of Supply chain Forum, a Forum of supply chain professionals based out of Gurgaon; India.

He is also a regular speaker and participant in several industry forums and participated as a speaker in RILA conference in Florida in 2008.

Jayesh likes to share his experience with Business School students.

 


 

The AMA Presents a Marketing

Reality Check

Guest Speaker: Jeff Durham

Jeff Durham, SVP Group Creative Director at Cashman+Katz Integrated Communications, will bring his 25+ years of industry knowledge to UNH in a presentation discussing the constantly evolving marketing and advertising landscape. His work through the years has earned numerous regional and national awards for creativity, and more importantly, marketing efficacy.

Jeff graduated at the top of his class from the prestigious School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, Before even receiving his diploma, he was recruited by D'Arcy, Masius, Benton & Bolwes, one of the world's top ten agencies at the time. At DMB&B, Jeff served as art director on such mega brands as Crest toothpaste, MCI communications, Corning and Ivory Soap. Soon thereafter, he co-founded his own agency, the Durham Group, built on strategic excellence and creative innovation. At Cashman+Katz, Jeff steers the creative department and guides the strategic direction of the agency's clients.


"From Reach To Impact"

Marilyn Dayton

As one of the originators of some of the more unique marketing vehicles in the nation, Marilyn Dayton has watched her creative marketing techniques help many small businesses and large corporations grow to multi-billion dollar businesses. As the driving force behind the development and delivery of many of these marketing techniques over several decades, Marilyn is uniquely qualified to talk about achieving business and marketing success. 

Marilyn began her career at the age of 12 when she was a radio quiz kid and was picked to host a radio talk show for teens, a unique precursor of talented child recognition vehicles from the Mickey Mouse Club to today’s Disney Show hosts. She has been both in front of the camera and behind the camera as a fashion model, radio and TV show hostess and program producer. Marilyn is a Syracuse University graduate with business and marketing degrees as well as a journalism degree. Over the past 30 years, she has been a newspaper reporter, creative writer, ad director, entrepreneur, a consultant, trainer and an authority in the areas of creative marketing and its role in achieving top-notch business performance. 

She built an advertising agency in Upstate New York, has managed other agencies, and was one of the driving forces behind the positive turnaround in the publishing arm of the conglomerate MultiMedia Corporation during the 1980s. Her reputation (as Marilyn Wright-Schulz) was built in the ad agency business as a strategic thinker, idea builder and creative problem solver. Marilyn has worked with many industries, from several individuals in the entertainment world (such as Chuck Mangione), to Fortune 500 companies such as Eastman Kodak Co. and Corning Serengeti Eyewear.  In her advertising career, she was the recipient of several Cleo awards and Silver and Golden Microphone Awards. She has been recognized by The World’s Who’s Who of Women, Who’s Who of American Women and as a Distinguished American. 

Much of Marilyn’s work over these decades has been to empower, train and coach business clients in their marketing.  In Marilyn’s long career, she has proven to be an expert in creating peak performances for entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, managers, sales professionals, corporate employees and educators. She is compelling, empowering and compassionate in her training and strategies, and for the past 30 years has helped hundreds of business clients reach their goals. 

Marilyn currently helps businesses through her business & marketing consulting. 

Her Consulting Company is Marketing Biz Professionals, www.marketingandbizpro.com.