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Chris Bates Digital Brag Book
Chris started his career with Dura Pharmaceuticals in 1996.
He established himself shortly after by winning the "Beast of The East" award for outstanding sales performance in 1996.
In 1997 Chris' manager awarded him "Outstanding Achiever" in his district.
In 1998, Chris' sales were consistently above quota, and he was given the "Consistency Award" for his performance.
Chris was named "Sales Pro of the Year" in 1999.
In his first 3 years, Chris turned a new territory into atop territory, winning President's Club in 1999.
Dura Pharmaceuticals was acquired by Elan Pharmaceuticals in November, 2000.
Chris contributed his computer skills to his district by developing a spreadsheet to automatically rank doctors by several
In just over a year of selling 2 new products; to a mostly new call list, Chris' sales performance at Elan ranked in the top 15%.
King Pharmaceuticals acquired Elan Pharmaceutical's Primary Care Sales Force in June 2003.
Chris was promoted the following October to the newly formed Neuro-Psych Specialty Division.
Chris was awarded the "Court of Excellence" in 2003 for portfolio performance that exceeded
As early as Q1 2004, Chris made significant gains in his new position as
Chris continued to increase sales in the 2nd Quarter of 2004.
By the end of the 3rd Quarter of 2004, it was evident that Chris was in the running for a President's Club
Chris with King Regional Director Mark Semiao and District Manager Rich Dalcero after winning President's Club in his first year as a specialty representative in 2004.Chris had propelled his territory rank from 80/80 to 3/80 in just over one year!
While at King, Chris was chosen on the basis of his computer skills to become certified as a Field Technology Trainer. As such, he provided
his team with CRM instruction, and first line support for computer issues.
Chris ranked in the Top 20% for his primary product in the 1st Trimester of 2006.
Chris continued to rank in the top 20% in the 2nd Trimester of 2006.
Chris completed a "virtual" pain management preceptorshipsponsored by King Pharmaceuticals and Jefferson Medical
Chris won the "Blitzkrieg" Award for outstanding sales results with Skelaxin in Q1 2007.
Chris also won the "Blitzkrieg" Award for outstanding sales results with Avinza in Q1
After a layoff in 09, Chris became a Medical Services Rep for the
Visiting Nurse Association
In his first year with the VNA, Chris grew the Medicare business by 44% !
In his second year with the VNA, Chris grew the Medicare business by 47%!
“Chris always displayed a single minded focus on the customer. His product knowledge and selling skills were strong and his passion to meet needs excellent. Strengths that immediately come to mind are maturity, professionalism and work ethic. I would be available for a phone conversation if desired.”
Mark Semiao - Regional Sales Director - King Pharmaceuticals - 2/23/09
“Chris is a talented sales professional that has a track record of performance and established professional relationships in south Florida. He works strategically with his counterparts and peers to drive sales growth and was recognized as a leader in the organization.” 2/4/09
Kevin Pecot - Specialty Sales Manager - King - managed Chris at King
“Chris Bates is an exceptionally perceptive and well balanced worker. he can communicate clincal and sales information in a way that makes people wnat to listen. Chris' credibility in his offices has always been high, as a result of his actions and consultative selling style. He is the consummate professional. It is no wonder that he has earned President’s Club Awards and has been promoted to higher level positions during his years at Elan while on my team and when we were at King Pharmaceuticals together. I would recommend Chris to any company that want a results oriented and experienced representative who get the job done right! I would also gladly have Chris back on my team without hesitation.” 2/2/09
Shawn P. Means - Sr. District Sales Manager - managed Chris at Elan Pharmaceuticals
“I had the opportunity to work with Chris during my tenure with Dura. Chris brought an award winning performance to the team and to the organization. His work ethic is impeccable and his interaction with his customers brought value with each and every sales call. Chris brings a positive, results oriented, demeanor to his role and is highly focused on the expectations that he places on his individual performance.” 3/2/09
Lee Stout - Sr. District Sales Manager - Dura Pharmaceuticals- managed Chris at Dura
“Chris Bates is a class act and one of the best sales reps in the pharmaceutical business. Chris and I started back in the early days of Bio-tech at a small company in San Diego called Dura Pharmaceuticals. He and I would spend time together during National Sales Meetings, and at company social functions. He is a down to earth, attention to detail oriented individual. His relationship management skills and hard work ethic have made Chris a standout performer year after year. I would recommend him to any organization that seeks results oriented people with a high level of integrity.” 2/2/09
Art DeMatteis - Sr. Sales Representative - King Pharmaceuticals- worked with Chris at King
“I have known Chris for about 8 years.We both worked for Elan Pharmaceuticals and recently King Pharmaceuticals as Senior Sales Representative. While Chris covered the West Palm Beach Territory, I covered the Miami, Hollywood areas. Chris has earned Presidents club honor in the past with King Pharmaceuticals. He is self motivated and takes pride in his work. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. I would not only recommend him for a Pharmaceutical and Medical sales but for any type of sales job."2/19/09
John Sarduy - Sr. Sales Representative - King Pharmaceuticals - worked with Chris at King
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