CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEOs wear many hats. One of the most important roles is driving revenue and developing a customer-centric culture. Tom Richards, Chairman and CEO of CDW, knows this firsthand and will discuss how his sales background complements CDW's appreciation of its salesforce and the customer perspective they bring at The Club's CEO Breakfast on February 4.
At this breakfast, Richards will address the importance of the sales team to the organization's overall sustainability and growth, as well insights into his leadership style which has led to building a sales-driven culture at CDW. He will also share how strategic partnerships enhance CDW's ability to navigate and adapt to a marketplace evolution.
Prior to joining CDW, Richards served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Qwest Communications, and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Communications Corporation.
- CEO Breakfast with Tom Richards, Tuesday, Feb. 4
"CEO as Salesman in Chief"
InterContinental Chicago O'Hare, Avedon Ballroom – 5300 N. River Rd. Rosemont, IL 60018
Registration and Networking: 7:15 a.m.; Breakfast and Program: 8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
For more information regarding this program, purchasing tickets or about The Executives' Club of Chicago, please visit www.executivesclub.org.
About The Executives' Club of Chicago
The Executives' Club is Chicago's premier membership and business forum. For more than one hundred years, The Club has been a valued resource for Chicago's business leaders - connecting members, and providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange and world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the global business community. Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, The Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world. For more information on The Club, visit www.executivesclub.org.
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare. A Fortune 500 company, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs approximately 6,900 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2013, the company generated net sales of more than $10.7 billion. For more information, visit www.CDW.com.
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