Surya awards top reps with $100,000 cash
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, October 16, 2012
Area rugs and home accessories manufacturer Surya announced the winners of a special sales contest at an award ceremony held at this week's High Point Market.
More than 60 Surya sales representatives, operating nationally, have been competing for cash prizes totaling $100,000 over the past year. As part of the contest, sales representatives were challenged to open new accounts, grow existing accounts and grow their overall territory. Winners of the four $25,000 awards are:
• The Woolard Group: recognized for adding the most retailers to the Surya family and positioning them to succeed in accessory sales
• Jeff Hagedorn: recognized for driving the most growth for his existing customers by continually placing the most relevant Surya tools and products in their stores
• Jim Govola: recognized for leveraging Surya solutions to improve the performance of all Surya dealers, resulting in highest overall territory growth
• Jane Reed: recognized for best representing the Surya brand by following all elements of the Surya sales program
"At Surya, we believe that treating our employees well translates into positive interactions that really 'wow' our customers," Surya President Satya Tiwari said. "We focus on engaging our employees, including sales reps, so that they feel good about being a meaningful part of the Surya brand. This friendly contest is a reflection of the special things we do to make our sales reps know how much we value them. We congratulate these reps on their outstanding service to Surya and to our customers."
Award recipients will be at Showplace 4100 this High Point Market to provide customers a personalized showroom experience. This market, Surya is showcasing more than 500 new introductions in rugs and coordinated accessories across varying colors, designs and price points.
Uttermost and Surya at the Dallas Market Center