PHILADELPHIA, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Richardson, a leading global sales training and strategy execution company, has been named to the list of TrainingIndustry.com's top 20 Sales Training Companies. This marks the fifth straight year of inclusion on the list for Richardson. The Top 20 list recognizes the top sales training companies in the industry. These leading companies all provide outstanding service, and a proven track record for delivering superior training and improving the impact of the sales organization.
Selection of this year's Top 20 Sales Training Companies was based on the following criteria:
- Industry recognition and impact on the sales training industry
- Innovation in the sales training market
- Company size and growth potential
- Breadth of service offering
- Strength of clients served
- Geographic reach
"It would be an honor to be named to the list of Top 20 Sales Training Companies for even one year, but TrainingIndustry.com has placed Richardson there for five consecutive years," said David DiStefano, Richardson President and CEO. "This achievement highlights the significant impact of Richardson on the industry and the value we provide to our clients. In 2012, we trained more than 75,000 sales professionals, created 600 new customized programs, interviewed 1,000 senior executives, surveyed 3,000 sales reps, and significantly broadened our global footprint by expanding into China. We look forward to continuing to help our clients achieve their business goals and objectives in the years ahead."
"This year's applicants represent a competitive group of industry players," said Ken Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, TrainingIndustry.com. "The selected Top 20 Sales Training Companies provide a range of innovative offerings to many notable clients, differentiating themselves by their reach and recognition within the market."
"The 2013 Top 20 Sales Training Companies focus not only on the quality of training they provide, but also on the impact their programs have on the industry and the companies they support," said Doug Harward, Chief Executive Officer, TrainingIndustry.com.
Richardson (www.richardson.com) helps leaders prepare their organizations to execute sales strategies and achieve business objectives. Richardson has the expertise and resources to help clients scale their initiatives quickly and confidently across their entire sales force and supporting functions. Working together, Richardson identifies sales best practices, evaluates talent, builds capability and consistency through world-class sales training, and sustains necessary change. Richardson ensures that each solution reflects the unique culture and values of its client, driving rapid adoption and lasting results.