OAKVILLE, ON -- (Marketwire) -- 03/19/13 -- Vector Marketing Canada, the exclusive Canadian direct seller for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, recently honored its top sales professionals at their annual year end banquets held January 19th, 25th & 26th 2013 in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. This year's banquet drew a gathering of more than 260 sales representatives, managers and parents from throughout Canada to recognize Vector Canada's finest performers. Cutco Cutlery Corporation, the largest kitchen cutlery manufacturer in North America, sells its products primarily through a national network of university students who sell through in-home personal demonstrations. The 64-year-old company manufactures its cutlery products in the western New York State city of Olean.
"The Vector Marketing Canada experience is about much more than selling cutlery. It is about human potential and the spirit that can come alive in people when they are in the right atmosphere. Pursuing goals, overcoming challenges and finding a way to grow is something we are all about," said Joe Cardillo, National Sales Manager for Vector Marketing Canada. "This year, once again, we were treated to astonishing performances by teams and individuals that have challenged what is possible and overcome barriers in their pursuit of the Vector Opportunity. It was a pleasure to recognize these champions at our annual year end banquet."
Six Silver Cups were presented at the banquet. Silver Cups represent Vector Marketing's highest award for sales.
Angie Macdougall, division manager for Vector Marketing Canada's CANROCK Division, received a Silver Cup for creating the number one division in Canada with sales of $3,673,076.
Other Silver Cup Champions were:
•#1 Elite - Jenny Bellows from Vancouver with $101,530 •#1 CSP - Vonny Fast from Calgary with $375,009 (she holds the all-time Canadian record) •#1 Office - Angie Macdougall and the Calgary team with $1,806,788 •#1 Sales Rep (Rising Star) - Roni-lil Shapka from Calgary with $55,380 •#1 New District Manager - Ian Lypps from Hamilton with $134,366
Vector sales representatives usually begin as university students. Some move up the ranks as managers while others use the experience as stepping stones to other sales-oriented and entrepreneurial careers. These independent contractors learn a wide range of skills that serve them well with Vector or in other positions. These skills include:
1. Making presentations
2. Time management
4. Working for a commission
5. Customer service
About Cutco Cutlery Corporation and Vector Marketing Canada
Founded in 1949, Cutco Cutlery Corporation is the largest manufacturer and single-level direct seller of high-end kitchen cutlery in North America. Vector Marketing Canada Corporation, headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, is the exclusive Canadian marketer of Cutco Cutlery and accessories, which are sold directly to consumers via in-home demonstrations. For more information, visit www.vmcanada.ca.
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