Wiljanen joined CRDN in 2001 as vice president of franchise development and as the CRDN organization grew to encompass 94 percent of the U.S., Wiljanen’s role expanded into working with CRDN franchise owners and sales professionals on sales management and marketing strategies
, the release stated.
CRDN President Chip Bifano said: "Paul has been an integral part of the CRDN team since its beginning. In addition to his thorough knowledge of franchising, Paul’s sales acumen has contributed to the growth and success of many of our business owners and their sales professionals. He truly understands the value of building and maintaining relationships which is so important in today’s business environment. We look forward to Paul’s continued contributions to CRDN and our franchise partners as he increasingly focuses on enhancing the professionalism of our sales program."
Wiljanen’s wealth of experience, including 40 years in sales and nearly 20 years in franchising, has been instrumental in the development of CRDN from concept to industry leader in only a matter of years, the release noted.