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Gavin Whelan

Director of International Sales TriggerPoint & Harbinger at Implus Corporation


A true team player and leader who inspires others to achieve their potential. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to grow sales while fostering relationships at senior level. Possesses a natural flair for sales and key account management.

Work experience

Oct 2014Present

Director of International Sales TriggerPoint & Harbinger

Implus Corporation
  • Responsible for revenue generation and growth, strategic planning & sales management globally.
  • Manage the sales and marketing efforts of 20+ distributors and liaise with US & European team to launch new products / education across all international markets.
  • Management of key accounts like Virgin Active, Fitness First, Argos & Intersport.
  • Realized 30% & 25% increases in annual international sales revenues over the previous two years.
  • Manage a total annual sales budget of $7m across 2 brands with only one direct staff resource.
  • Coordinate the annual attendance of all major international trade shows resulting in new distribution partners totaling $500k in additional revenue for 2015.
  • Host all 3 of our European, Asia & US International Partner Summits annually.
  • Key person in the transitioning of all international distributors to Implus following the acquisition of both TriggerPoint & Harbinger in 2014 & 2015 respectively.
  • Annual distribution network review by channel & territory to increase sales.
Aug 2013Oct 2014

Senior Manager of International Sales & Education

TriggerPoint Performance Therapy
  • Managed the growth of TriggerPoint sales internationally from $2.4m to $5.6m in the space of 14 months.
  • Stabilized the distribution network through a very difficult growth period involving production issues, counterfeit issues, communication issues and finance issues.
  • Responsible for the opening of the first international office & warehouse for TriggerPoint in Feb 2014.

Mar 2011Jul 2013

Global Sales Manager

Air Structures International Ltd
  • Source suitable distribution partners for ASI Ltd globally.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with key influencers in the world of soccer.
  • Grow ASI Ltd international revenue from zero to $1.5m per annum.
  • Create a network of direct retail accounts.
Sep 2008Sep 2009

Sales Executive

Football Association of Ireland
Sales Executive High Value Premium Seat & Corporate Box Sales.
Dec 2007Sep 2008

UK Business Development Manager

Osmosis Ireland Ltd

UK Business Development for trade only sales, representing brands like Sony, Sharp, LG, Samsung and 3M.

Jan 2004Dec 2007

Professional Soccer Player

Drogheda United FC
Professional Soccer Player Full time training Community work Media appearances Physical testing Diet & Nutrition programs
Jan 2002Dec 2003

Sales Executive

Osmosis Ireland Ltd

Sales Executive of High Value Audio Visual Trade Only products including Plasma TV's, LCD TV's & Projectors.




University College Dublin - Soccer Scholarship Program

Sports Management


Leaving Certificate

St Aidans Christian Brothers College