Quite recently, Kenneth Goodgame worked as the Chief Merchandising Officer and the Senior Vice President of True Value Hardware Corporation. The company, headquartered in Chicago, saw a massive $2.2 billion global purchasing, a $320 million increase from the previous years. Goodgame worked at True Value from the year 2013 to 2015 where he led the company to new levels of success.
Before joining the True Value team, Kenneth worked as the General Merchandising Manager at Ace Hardware Corporation. He held this position for three years from 2010 to 2013. He left this company for True value where he became one of the top executives meant to restructure the company.
Goodgame also worked as President of Baja Motorsports and President of Direct Tools Factory Outlets before joining Ace. The two industries where he was president were affiliated with Techtronic North America Industries. Kenneth Goodgame was also an officer at Newell Rubbermaid where he held the position of Senior Vice President of marketing and sales between 2006 and 2007.
His career in marketing began at Home Depot where he worked as the Senior Global Product Merchant. Goodgame’s Bachelor of Science degree in marketing obtained from the University of Tennessee refined his marketing skills.
Kenneth Goodgame has shown top expertise in operational management programs. Over the past years, he has been able to combine an innovative business strategy, a sound financial oversight and an exclusive marketing and merchandising plan. This way, he has created a billion dollar success in several companies.
Goodgame’s major focus has been on enhancing profitability performances and margins. To this day, he has had a perfect balance in co-operating alignments, employee engagement, and quality assurance. His leadership skills have seen him promote the growth of different businesses through negotiations and his ability to enhance productivity.
He has a unique ability in improving quality and hence sales of products. Owing to his experience and knowledge, he has made several companies like True Value turn to become a huge success.
Today, Kenneth Goodgame focusing on lecturing and writing. He is becoming an increasingly familiar face in marketing and merchandising lectures. He frequently speaks at conventions, conferences and several gatherings in the United States and other places around the globe.