Kenneth Goodgame: The Influential Operations Management Leader


Posted by omeditors | Posted in Kenneth Goodgame | Posted on 23-10-2016

True Value Company is a retailer-owned hardware cooperative whose members independently run and manage their True Value stores. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It sells home appliances, building materials, tools, paint and home improvement products. The company was founded in 1984 and currently has over 4,000 retail locations with almost 2,500 associates around the world. True Value is a reputable brand and is among the largest, member-owned cooperatives.

According to Spokeo, one of the sales and retail merchandising executives that have made True Value to be a trusted and recognized brand is Kenneth Goodgame. Mr. Goodgame serves as the senior vice president and chief merchandising officer for True Value Company. Kenneth Goodgame is a highly influential operations management leader who focuses on creating OEM excellence while combining streamlined financial oversight, innovative marketing and merchandising and smart business strategy.

Kenneth Goodgame has successfully managed the company’s revenues of more than $2.2 billion in global purchasing and $320 million in active inventory. He has also led numerous cross-functional teams to develop and implement 5-year corporate strategic plan with the goal of long-term growth. He also formulated a “New at True Value” end cap initiative supported by more than 2800 stores, making it the most successful initiative launch. Learn more about Kenneth Goodgame:

Kenneth Goodgame has achieved great milestones as a result of his focus to deliver a balance of employee engagement, corporate alignment, and quality assurance systems that help in improving performance and profitability. He promotes company growth of True Value through leadership, quality improvements, composed negotiations, productivity improvements and cost analysis.

Before working for True Value Company, Mr. Kenneth Goodgame served as the general merchandising manager for Ace Hardware from 2010 to 2013. Kenneth was in charge of wholesale and retail program execution, strategic planning, program creation and SKU management.

Kenneth Goodgame started his career in 1980 at Black Decker where he served as the senior merchandising manager. He then joined The Home Depot where he served as the product merchandising manager before rising in ranks to become the senior global product merchant. Mr. Goodgame has extensive experience that gives him a skilled eye to navigate market shifts and avoid costly mistakes in the marketing industry.