Usheen Davar, Digital Sales Director at Meredith Digital (Meredith Corporation) was just awared the MIN’s 2013 Sales Person of The Year (Web/Digital) Advertising award. She had made it to the finalists round and on Monday, June 3rd at the a ward’s breakfast in New York, was announced as the 2013 winner within this category. The Sales Executive of the Year awards recognize the achievments of outstanding individuals within the media business.
The winner was asked to to make a speech and also address "What makes a great salesperson?". Usheen’s answer: "A successful digital advertising salesperson today is, someone who is willing to embrace and adapat to change, someone who listens well, someone who continues to stay curious and someonoe who is passionate about what they do and has fun doing it."
Usheen’s current role includes working on the top tier accounts and selling strategic advertising programs across Meredith’s 10+ food, family and lifestyle websites, mobile sites and social/video platforms. Prior to Meredith Digital, Usheen worked within the ad sales department of The Wall Street Jounal where she focused on growing advertising revenue across multiple categories and building new business.
Usheen Davar is a life long resident of New York City and is an active member of the local Zarathushti community at the Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York
Full list of winners here