When world is spinning fast and meanwhile it seems to be stopped completely, we have to manage to slow down for a second again to manage to speed up our own spinning to a level than ever before. To evaluate a moment to look around and acquire all needed qualities, to find the right direction and set clear targets, and aim high- description that perfectly fits not just a business, even more it fits to right person leading it. We have this one person that always has done all it takes to manage the ship to make through the storm- Viktors Kornenkovs- our Head of Sales.
It has been already 20 years we greet with Viktors every morning and since the beginning it has always been a pleasure. He started his career in Polipaks Group Trade division at company Multipack – learning and growing professionally in packaging industry. After several years of proving himself being excellent sales manager, Viktors got a chance to lead Sales team. After 2 years of successful hands-on management, he was enrolled to Production division to expand the growth of Production Division at company Polipaks- flexible packaging manufacture. His determination, strong people management skills, knowledge of products and production, eagerness to aim higher and further has been a key for developing superior team around him with whom to get the result done. With his priceless experience, striving for common goal together with team we have managed to expand our export markets to reach 80% of our Sales to be international and develop a brand that is well known across industry and market.
When asked what has been the most motivating throughout those years to keep going – his answer is simple: national company, with strong beliefs, strong product, strong people and high ambitions- all with a good, meaningful reason.
Viktors has a very strong, empathic personality. Very smart, kind and opened minded person, always eager to learn and try new methods to grow professionally and personally. He is very versatile and apart from his professional career, he has had another career being coach of taekwondo. Though sport itself always has been as his second part of life- kiteboarding, squash, beach volleyball, running- all for a sake of joy, hobby, renewal of energy after a long day at work. Although most of it all he enjoys reading which is irreplaceable self-growth activity.
We asked team to tell a few words about Viktors and here is what they are saying:
“One of the most charismatic personalities.
Viktors is fantastic, empathetic, positive and energetic person, attractive, athletic and considerate man, helpful, outstanding, sympathetic colleague and a motivating and supportive leader!
Viktors has a perfectly developed intuition about business prospects and potential. Perfectly see and focus on a big, global goal, and not go into details.
He is purposeful person, result-oriented, experienced professional, expert and reliable partner. He has worked with customers himself, is fluent in communication skills and has successful experience in sales. Excellent self-ability to build on maintaining relationships with customers, partners, colleagues, happy to share his rich experience. A unique person, motivated, to be effective, passionately fighting for his sales team and its results.
Where Viktors is, there is always a party, because next to him is interesting, exciting and safe.
He knows how to calm, cheer up and help anyone with advice or work, so he is always surrounded by people. Viktors cares about the team spirit, well-being and development of each of its members. He is a true coach and mentor.
Viktors always is energized even at most critical situations he will find a solution how to motivate team.
He has excellent humour- funny joke telling once per week at least- to keep the fun up to a level is a must.
Manager that loves teamwork and always will positively evaluate each of team member for a well-done job.
Very strong analytical skills that are important when complicit situations need to be solved.
A manager that not just evaluates final result but cares for the whole process and always is ready to be involved, support and help.
He trusts people, he trusts his team and lets each individual grow by himself, prove himself and work independently.
Viktors loves team spirit not only at work, he acquires team also at many afterwork activities involving people in many sports activities together. This bonding is much appreciated. “
We are proud to have Viktors on board- and we are sure that our value depends on our people!