About Me

For Chief Operating Officer Francis Sullivan North Andover, there's much more to life than just the world of advanced technology. Fran Sullivan has lived in Stoneham, Reading and Andover. Francis X. Sullivan is a great place to be. It's ideal for living and working as well as many activities. While he's always had essential, challenging jobs, he also treasures the time spent doing various activities, such as golf. He also serves as a board member of the American Cancer Society, a way to give back to the community. He has worked in finance and operations since 2009.

Business Leadership and Expertise

Using his many years of experience in business, he is a business leader who is highly successful in several different specialties. These include customer optimization, category growth, and new market expansion. All of these aspects of business are essential to the success of a business. Francis has proven successful in all of these categories: category management, business strategy, product development, partner execution, sales team oversight and cross-functional alignment. More of his specialties where he has proven successful are pricing strategies, customer segmentation, and plans for taking products to market. Fran Sullivan is a master of creating and maintaining strong relationships. This requires people to have clear expectations, data-driven recommendations, and clear communication.

Sullivan is the person to call, particularly for startups and emerging technology businesses. He has proven to be highly effective at growing new businesses, accelerating established ones, and reversing businesses that are in decline. He works well in a fast-paced position that keeps him on his toes. As a team leader, he's highly self-driven and effective at collaboration. He became a certified public accountant in 1995.

He brings a wide range of skills to the business world. With his many years of experience, he has continued to expand his skills to bring companies success. Many skills are needed in today's business world, and Fran Sullivan has developed many essential skills that modern businesses shouldn't be without. He is an expert in strategic planning, product development, site and product merchandising, brand and category management, team leadership, team coaching, and team resourcing and structuring. Frank Sullivan also has expertise in cross-functional alignment, relationship management, OKR development, partner licensing and promotion, business analysis and KPI setting, cost reduction, pricing strategies, forecast planning, tradeshow leadership, partner licensing and promotion, UX improvement and scaling, customer funnel optimization consumer testing, and more. He also has excellent skills in written and verbal communication. Communication is one of the keys to keeping a business running smoothly.

Education History

After graduating high school, he went to Boston College, where he got a BS degree. Then, he attended Northeastern University, where he got his MBA. For Francis Sullivan, North Andover has been a convenient place to live. Fran Sullivan has also served as an adjunct professor in the school of business at a local college.

Management Experience

Fran Sullivan has enormous experience as a brand manager with Hasbro. He was the brand manager for different brands within the company. These include family games, Play-Doh, and Transformers. These prominent brands saw improvement during his time leading them. He also worked for Wayfair, where he was a senior merchandising manager for different categories. He was also a senior category manager for the kitchen and dining category. He now serves as the digital category lead at MilleporeSigma. This position uses his many years of experience in e-commerce, digital marketing, strategic sourcing, procurement, and supply chain management.

Other Activities

Francis X. Sullivan is passionate about sports but particularly golf, and this passion goes back many years. He has played competitively since high school, winning the New England championship. He also worked in the golf industry for a time. As a young person, he was a caddy and worked at a country club. He grew up loving golf and refining his golf skills. He finds that playing golf also reflects the other side of his life. It's a tough game, and there are no shortcuts or help to bail you out when it isn't going well. You have to figure it all out independently and keep practicing to be good. Golf is also a way to forge relationships and bond with team members. He is also a runner, having run in the Boston Marathon in 2001 and 2003. For Francis Sullivan, North Andover is convenient to both work and play. Finding a good work-life balance is tough for everyone, but he has found the best possible balance.


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