John Borchers is a highly experienced business leader with proven ability to analyze businesses, operations, products, markets, and growth opportunities, and successfully develop and implement strategic and tactical solutions that improve competitive performance, and grow sales and profits.
John’s 3 decades of experience within Fortune 500 companies and several startup businesses give him an excellent insight into the workings and issues of a wide range of companies. Recognized as someone who can walk into a new business environment and quickly gain the confidence of existing staff, determine strategic issues and formulate and implement a plan of action.
He has been instrumental in resolving sales management issues in a 700 member national sales organization; reversed a multi-year sales decline in a SBU and led it to a star position of sales growth and profitability; consolidated two US and Canadian business units serving the Paper Industry into one North American unit and improved profit contribution from $1.5 million loss to $3.5 million profit. Managed a 750 member national sales organization; directed the development of new sales and management training programs; grew sales and profits to record levels. Promoted innovation as a basis for profitable growth.
He has been hands on developing annual budgets and work plans for multiple companies from startups to $250 million SBUs, including a Canadian subsidiary of a US company. Set up and operated accounting software packages in multiple startups. Directed the development of a totally integrated business management system including CRM, Accounting and HR services.
Specialties: Strategic Planning
Developing Budgets & Variance Analyses
Implementing Performance Improvements
Multi-Discipline Team Building