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Richardson Welcomes Chris Renda, Chief Sales Officer, North America

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14 June 2021Press Release

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Philadelphia, PA — June 14, 2021 — Richardson Sales Performance, a leading global sales training and performance company, announced that Chris Renda is joining the executive team as Chief Sales Officer, North America.

At Richardson Sales Performance, Chris will lead the North American sales organisation, providing leadership, direction, and an executive vision to ensure alignment with the company’s financial and strategic goals. As the Chief Sales Officer, Chris will lead the sales team in their pursuits to create customised solutions that helps take Richardson customers to their next level of performance.

John Elsey, Richardson Sales Performance President and CEO, says:

“I am thrilled to welcome Chris to our Executive team.  Chris will further strengthen an already experienced leadership team, all of whom are committed to helping guide our customers to growth in a complex and challenging environment.  Chris’ work within the learning platform space will accelerate our digital innovation as we seek to meet the emerging needs of sales, learning and enablement leaders”. 

Prior to joining Richardson Sales Performance, he was responsible for the Client Sales function at the learning and talent management company Cornerstone OnDemand.  In his time there, the company grew from $45 million in revenue to nearly $750 million and the Client business was a significant contributor to this growth by focusing on client retention and upselling and cross-selling new solutions. Chris has had a very successful career in sales and executive sales leadership positions, in large part due to his focus on capability building in the teams he led, and in the clients they served.

Chris is based in Cincinnati with his wife and three sons.

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