EDMONTON, AB — MES, Magna’s Executive Search division is extremely pleased to congratulate Gordon Campbell on his recent appointment as the Director of Product Management – North America, at H-E Parts International.
Gordon Campbell has 14 years of progressive leadership and category management experience from Sysco Food Services, building strong teams through engagement and enablement, maximizing revenue through sales, supplier agreements, and KPI results, and additionally driving operational efficiencies. His career has consisted of retail management experience in sales and operations with Zeller’s, and multi-site leadership with Macs Convenience and Petroleum, and most recently a regional leadership role for the Alberta market for a collective 16 years in a leadership capacity. Gordon has a Bachelor’s of Commerce with a major in Organizational Behaviour and a minor in Marketing. The majority of his career has been focused on delivering net costs through leveraging supplier agreements, volume incentives and rebate programs, while providing customer value, maximizing profits, penetration, and new business. Gordon has completed pricing models, inclusive of rebates, bill backs, and allowances, within all product categories non-foods and consumables for customers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories.
With respect to refining category sourcing strategies, Gordon utilizes a refined sourcing process; which is focused on a balance of cost and leveraging volume purchases, service level standards, and overall value through optimal assortment. His approach to supplier agreements is reflective of their customers’ needs, leveraging cost with a preferred partner, and further with strong secondary partners/suppliers that meets the needs of their customers, their organization, and their profit models. Financial forecasting is critical within Gordon’s current role. his departmental budgeting and performance to plan are key drivers to organizational pre-tax earnings, and as such collaborative activities, actions, and sales and margin scenarios are reviewed ongoingly.
Within his past roles, Gordon has had varying sizes of teams, direct reports and indirect reports, within both associate and management capacities. As a member of the executive team, he is a leader to all associates and is responsible to create an environment where all associates can achieve operational excellence.
Our firm is extremely proud of this announcement and wish Gordon every success in adding H-E Parts International to the companies that he will be able to help influence and steer to new heights!
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