Robert Bernstock has a solid record of business accomplishments

Posted by Admin | December 29th, 2014

Robert Bernstock has a solid record of business accomplishments over the past three decades as a General Manager, Division President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and a member of the Board of Directors. Robert Bernstock has a broad range of experience in several industries, including: fast casual restaurants, retail convenience stores, household consumer goods, lawn and garden, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, information technology, and telecommunications. As a CEO and/or as a Board Member, Robert Bernstock has worked at ten companies that have varied in size from venture capital start-ups to multi-billion dollar enterprises.

During 1996 Robert Bernstock was appointed as a Senior Vice President of the Campbell Soup Company and as President of the U.S. Grocery Division, and held that position for eighteen months. The sales revenue of this division was approximately $3.5 billion, and included: ten market-leading brands, about 11,000 employees, six major manufacturing facilities, and a direct sales force of about 1,000 people. The responsibilities of this position also included oversight of new product introductions, including the initial launch of V-8 Splash.

The Wall Street Journal (April 18th, 1997) described the V-8 Splash launch as “one of the year’s most noteworthy new products” and “part of a sweeping overhaul of the V-8 vegetable juice brand, one of Campbell’s core products. Today, the V-8 Splash beverage business represents about $200 million in sales revenue.

During 1997 Robert Bernstock was promoted to be one of the two Executive Vice Presidents of the Campbell Soup Company. During 1998, the Campbell’s Board of Directors appointed Robert Bernstock as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vlasic Foods International (VFI), a $1.5 billion public company spin-off from Campbell Soup.

From 2003 to 2006 Robert Bernstock served in senior leadership positions at the Scotts Miralce-Gro Company, and he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in 2005. Robert Bernstock was appointed in 2008 as the President of the Mailing and Shipping Services Division of the United States Postal Service, and held this position through 2010. He had responsibility for a $70 billion dollar division, and had oversight of all product development, product management, retail and commercial products and services, and commercial sales.

Robert Bernstock is a management professional

Posted by Admin | August 20th, 2013

Robert Bernstock is a management professional with over twenty years of experience in corporate leadership positions. He has held senior leadership positions with a range of public and private companies in several different industries. The leadership positions he has held include: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Division President, General Manager, and member of the Board of Directors.

During this twenty year timeframe, Robert Bernstock’s career has primarily been focused on consumer packaged goods corporations with headquarters in the United States. These companies (all with nationally recognized brands) include: the Campbell Soup Company, Vlasic Foods International, the Dial Corporation, and Scotts Miracle-Gro. As a senior executive with these corporations, Robert Bernstock’s responsibilities have encompassed virtually every area of business responsibility and covered: financial performance, acquisitions and divestitures, asset management, cost savings, marketing and sales, human resources, organizational design, and corporate strategy.

A key part of Robert Bernstock’s responsibilities at these packaged goods companies has been providing oversight for the launch of new and repositioned products, both domestically and internationally. During most of these years, Robert Bernstock has contributed significantly to earnings growth and increasing shareholder value..

Robert Bernstock has also been active in the information technology and telecommunications sectors during the past twenty years. He served as the Chief Executive officer of Atlas Commerce and also served on the Board of Directors. Earlier in his career, Robert Bernstock had served as the Vice President of Marketing for United Satellite Communications, Inc. In this position he was among the key leaders in the planning and launch of the first Direct Broadcast Satellite Service in the country. Bernstock also previously served as the President of the Mailing and Shipping Services Division at the U.S. Postal Service, a division responsible at that time for approximately $70 billion in sales revenue. He provided the oversight for the launch of the Priority Mail Flat Rate Box integrated marketing campaign, with the tagline “A Simpler Way to Ship”.