Sept. 25, 2012
-- (Houston, TX) Baker Communications, one of the world’s leading sales performance improvement companies, announced today that Sandi Sandiland has joined their executive leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. Sandiland comes to Baker Communications after more than 18 years with Dell, Inc., where she held leadership roles in Sales, Marketing and Sales Operations. Some of Sandiland’s accomplishments with Dell include the deployment of Salesforce CRM in Canada and South America for the implementation and tracking of the sales process and structure created to support Dell's transformation. Sandi lead a team responsible for sales enablement in the Channel and delivered a partner portal to support a $15 billion business. Most recently Sandi was responsible for the Dell Canada Channel business, growing revenue 12% year over year in a challenging economic environment. Prior to her time at Dell, Sandi held sales and marketing positions with the former Digital Equipment Corp.
“We couldn’t be more pleased and excited to have Sandi joining our leadership team as COO,” said Walter Rogers, President and CEO of Baker Communications. “She has worked closely with us for over 5 years both as a customer, influencer and advisor. She comes to us already understanding nearly every facet of our business. As we enter a period of unprecedented growth here at Baker Communications, Sandi is the perfect person to help us navigate our operations challenges and keep that growth on track.
About Baker Communications
Baker Communications deploys Peak Performance and Transformation Solutions that ignite and sustain growth. As one of the fastest growing Performance Improvement companies in the world, Baker Communications delivers innovative products and services that ignite productivity in eight core business areas, including Sales, Marketing, CRM, Negotiations, Presentations, Management, Customer Service, and Time Management. Over 1,000 corporations per year, including 50% of the Fortune 500, leverage Baker Communications to improve the performance of their business critical functions and human resources. Baker employees and certified partners are distributed across the Americas, EMEA, Russia and Asia, enabling them to deliver value in multiple geographies, languages and cultures. Baker has been recognized by Trainingindustry.com as one of the world’s “Top 10 Sales Force Automation Training Companies” and “Top 20 Sales Training Companies.”