Ken Burnett is the President of Sanford Rose Associates® – Burnett Group, an executive search firm specializing in mid-to-senior level positions within the construction, janitorial products and services, food service and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries with particular strengths in sales, marketing, business and product development management, purchasing and procurement positions.
Ken brings a wealth of knowledge with more than 25 years of executive management experience in numerous industries. He has held senior positions, which involved leading domestic and international business development, sales and marketing teams in major U.S. and international corporations, startup companies and private equity. His experience includes building business winning sales teams, working with marketing and engineering groups on new technology and product development, product launches, strategic and tactical planning, as well as the establishment and management of distribution networks.
In addition to gaining an expertise in building successful sales and marketing teams, Ken has “hands-on” experience. He has led cross-functional sales and marketing teams resulting in rapid sales growth, new market penetration and the turn-around of underperforming divisions, markets and products.
Holding VP and director level roles, Ken brings the critical knowledge and skills to find the leaders that companies need to face the dynamic changes of the future. With a winning track record in commercial growth and a passion for matching the optimal candidate to the culture of his client company, Ken’s office is positioned to meet your challenges. At Sanford Rose Associates® – Burnett Group, our client mission is clear: “Finding People Who Make A Difference®“.
Ken holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University. When not working Ken enjoys skiing, cycling, spending time with his family, reading, the beach, cooking and entertaining friends and family