Kaiser Companies Adds Two Leading Sales Experts to Roster of Executive-Level Sales Optimization Consultants

TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwire - April 1, 2008) - Kaiser Companies has added two renowned sales experts to their team of experienced senior executives who provide customized sales optimization consulting, helping business leaders exceed revenue and growth expectations in a challenging economic environment.

As new Kaiser Companies' consultants, Warren Mills and Philip R. Shumway will work with companies to define best practices and implement solutions that increase sales and maximize performance. Their business and sales leadership expertise will enable organizations to leverage senior executive know-how on all aspects of selling from evaluation of performance metrics to personnel and compensation tactics to customized sales training and best practices all with the goal of winning more business.

"We are fortunate to have two of the top sales and business executives in Arizona join our team of experienced professionals to meet the demands we face from clients that need help in ensuring they can meet their sales goals, this year and beyond," said Jim Kaiser, President and CEO, Kaiser Companies.

Mr. Mills joins Kaiser Companies as an acknowledged business professional with a historic 30-year career in sales, management, strategic business development, and corporate leadership. He has fulfilled many successful roles from entrepreneur to senior executive. As President at MicroAge Solutions, he was responsible for growing sales from $25 million to $350 million in just five years. He was also Senior VP of Sales at MicroAge. His expertise in P&L, operations, marketing, and channel development covers a wide span of business experiences.

Phil Shumway is a recognized business executive and sales leader who has held key sales on sales operations management positions over the past 25 years. His background in sales leadership and executive management includes positions at Apple Computer, Unisys and Fujitsu Computer Systems. Phil's extensive sales and business expertise comes from his experience ranging from CEO of a public software company to managing the sales operations of a Fortune 100 company, with responsibility for 3 divisions representing over $8 billion in revenue.

About Kaiser Companies

Kaiser Companies Consulting & Education, LLC provides sales optimization strategies and consulting to help organizations increase sales and recognize long-term benefits of a performance driven business. We support and strengthen existing infrastructure as well as create efficiencies within organizations achieve maximum results. Kaiser Companies brings together a roster of top senior executives and business owners that have built successful sales organizations. Kaiser Companies offers sales consulting, sales training, sales recruiting and professional sales speaking services. Kaiser Companies was founded by Jim Kaiser, a serial entrepreneur and renowned sales expert. Kaiser Companies is a privately held company based in Tempe, Arizona. www.kaisercompanies.com

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