Mete Adan

Mete Adan
Mete Adan

London, N17

07725 246864 | [email protected] | www.linkedin.com/in/meteadan/  

Profile

A dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a strong background in sales, particularly working with housing and major renovation projects. Possesses a proven track record in achieving targets and goals and motivating individuals and teams to deliver high standards and productivity.

Key Skills

  • Superb sales skills, with the ability to handle objections and build rapport smoothly and professionally
  • Excellent management skills used to leading teams and individuals towards targets, goals, and objectives
  • Handles change with calmness and positivity
  • Exceptional knowledge and understanding of interior design and property management
  • Good knowledge of the London area, house values and local amenities such as schools and healthcare facilities
  • Proven commitment to own personal and professional development


Selected Achievements

  • At Wren Kitchens I sold over £240k net in a period of fewer than two months. I was in top three designers in my store. 
  • At Wickes (2017 – 2019), achieved the status of a top 10 sales performer in the entire South region
  • At Unique Marble/Mediterranean Stones, personally responsible for over 60% of sales at the company, resulting in a gross of over £1.5m
  • Led a majorly successful transition of Mediterranean Stones from a wholesale to a retail business, including the establishment of a retail showroom facility

Employment History

Wren Kitchens, London, UK                                                                                                                      2019 – 2020

Kitchen Designer

Responsibilities include: –

  • Working for a supplier and provider of kitchen design and installation services
  • Utilising vast knowledge and experience of the industry, liaising with prospective customers, understanding their needs and selling packages and services appropriate to them
  • Designing sophisticated and aspirational kitchen plans using Wren propriety software
  • Communicating regularly and consistently with customers to ensure their expectations are met and satisfaction is achieved

Wickes, London, UK                                                                                                                                      2017 – 2019

Design Consultant

Responsibilities included: –

  • Employed by a major DIY and home improvement chain, in their Kitchen Design department at their x store
  • Spoke to prospective customers, finding out about their needs and budget
  • Visited customers in their own properties to take measurements and survey the surroundings
  • Designed kitchens and bathrooms using 20/20 software
  • Supported customers throughout the planning, purchase, installation and evaluation stages

Unique Kitchen and Bathroom Limited, London, UK                                                                    2015 – 2017 

Managing Director

Responsibilities included: –

  • Founded and managed a successful kitchen showroom business from scratch, from market research and planning through to opening, trading and expansion
  • Developed excellent relationships with suppliers and third parties
  • Sold directly to customers, using exceptional sales skills and product knowledge
  • Designed high-quality, aspirational kitchen and bathroom environments specific to customer needs and expectations

Unique Marble Limited                                                                                                                               2011 – 2015

Mediterranean Stone Limited                                                                                                                   2009 – 2011

Operations and Sales Manager

Responsibilities included: –

  • Worked for the same company over a long period (which changed trading name in 2011)
  • Initially tasked with operations and sales management for a supplier of mainly tiles
  • Then, as the company expanded its product range, established a retail production line for fabrication and distribution of granite and quartz worktops for homes and businesses in the local area
  • Oversaw the supply of company products (including natural stone and mosaic tiles) to kitchen showrooms across a wide geographic area
  • Managed the launch of a showroom and factory amenities to help the company expand. 

DeHart Tooling Components, USA         Web Developer                                                               2006

UniWeb, USA                                                    Web Developer/Programmer                                    2003 – 2006

DeHart Tooling Components, USA         Network Administrator                                                2001 – 2002

Education and Training

University of North Carolina, USA                                                                                                         1995

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)

Lenior-Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, USA                                                                    1989 – 1995

BA in Business Administration

Also possess a good standard of secondary and tertiary education, including GCSE equivalents in English and Mathematics.

Additional Information

IT Skills: Experienced website developer and photographer (www.metephoto.com), Microsoft Office, Photoshop, various 3D kitchen design packages (including Articad, 20/20 and Wren)

I am also a seasoned web developer. I have developed and maintained hundreds of websites. I used to run an IT business in USA. I am very experienced in websites, marketing, e-commerce.

I have design skills using Photoshop and other design tools for photo editing.

I am also a seasoned photographer. www.metephoto.com is one of my photography websites. I had my own studio and did hundreds of photo sessions with clients including models, family, and children.

I am an expert in 3D Kitchen Design software… Articad, 20/20 and finally Wren software.

Driving Licence: Possesses a full, clean driving license with access to own transport 

References

Excellent references are available on request.


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