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Raytheon and Opel/Vauxhall win International German Training Award

Ruesselsheim, GermanyLearning NewsRaytheon Professional Services

Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has received the Bronze International German Training Award from the Association of German Sales Promoters, Trainers, Consultants and Coaches (BDVT). RPS won the prize for the retail sales consultant curriculum it designed, deployed and delivers on behalf of Opel/Vauxhall in Europe. The BDVT International German Training Award recognizes the best in innovative, cutting-edge training initiatives.

"The sales curriculum is an important element of the training services offered to the Opel/Vauxhall dealerships in Europe," said Opel/ Vauxhall Europe Training Manager Benoit Presle. "It is designed to improve the performance of sales consultants and support implementation of Opel/Vauxhall's European sales strategy. The program also helps our retail network successfully address the challenges of the current automotive market."

The sales curriculum is delivered in 34 countries and 22 languages across Europe. "In the highly competitive world of automotive retailing, it is imperative to provide sales consultants with high-quality, engaging training that leverages the cost efficiencies of a centralized solution," said RPS Account Director Neil Johnson.

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General Motors is one of the world's largest automakers. In Europe its vehicles are sold in more than 40 markets. It operates 10 vehicle production and assembly facilities in seven countries and employs about 50,000 people. Opel/Vauxhall is General Motors' leading brand in Europe.