Interview: Avmor celebrates 70 years

OPI caught up with Avmor President Mattie Chinks as the Canada-based manufacturer of professional cleaning solutions turns 70. Milestones during…

Neil Ringel leaves Staples

Staples Advantage has confirmed that Neil Ringel has left the company. Ringel joined Staples in 1995, playing a key role…

OTS welcomes new CEO

US-based imaging supplies distributor Online Tech Stores (OTS) has announced the successor for founder and CEO Bob Willmes. Greg Greenwell…

Officeworks names new MD

Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks has announced its replacement for Mark Ward. On 1 January 2019, Sarah Hunter will take…

Senior management appointment for Knoll

Office furniture manufacturer Knoll has announced its new COO and President. In the role, Christopher Baldwin will be responsible for…

Shachihata expands UK sales team

Writing instruments manufacturer Shachihata Europe has appointed a new member to its sales management team. Chris Collins, who has over…

Highlands expands sales team

US sales and marketing agency Highlands has added two members to its sales operations in Texas. Rachel Croll and John…

Exclusive: Essendant will remain independent, says Staples CEO

Staples CEO Sandy Douglas has told OPI that the reseller “fully intends” for Essendant to be run independently after it…

School Specialty makes key marketing appointment

Educational products reseller School Specialty has named a new SVP Marketing. Stacey Rubin will be responsible for the company’s omni-channel…

Ex-SPR and Regency exec joins AIA

Kimberly Fulford has been named as SVP of Owner Success at US promotional products group AIA. Fulford will oversee the…

Former HP exec joins Bechtle

Thomas Jensen, formerly of HP Inc, has joined the senior management team at Germany-based IT hardware and software reseller Bechtle.…

Nemo boosts marketing team

UK dealer group Nemo has appointed a new Marketing Executive to continue the growth of the company’s online services. Owen…

Interim replacement for Büroring’s Dewitz

Less than three weeks after Ingo Dewitz resigned as Managing Director of Büroring, the German dealer group has appointed his…

Senior manager leaves Office Depot Europe

Office Depot Europe has confirmed that Oliver Klinck has left the company. Klinck joined Depot’s European operations in November 2016…

Acquisition for Armor | Toshiba expands in Mexico | Senior appointments for Xerox, Plantronics...

Aftermarket print consumables firm Armor has acquired the intellectual property rights and Thermal Transfer Ribbon business from receipt, label and…

Bong appoints new CEO

European envelope and packaging manufacturer Bong has announced that Håkan Gunnarsson has stepped down as CEO. The company has appointed…

International Paper SVP retires

International Paper has announced that a member of its senior leadership team is leaving. SVP of Corporate Development Cato Ealy…

Alibaba reveals succession plan

China-based online giant Alibaba has announced that Executive Chairman Jack Ma will step down from the company next year. Over…

ISSA elects 2019 board

International cleaning industry association ISSA has elected its 2019 board of directors, which will be led by incoming ISSA President…

New management for Cromwell

UK-based MRO reseller Cromwell has appointed a new Managing Director. The company, which was acquired by US-based MRO supplier Grainger…

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ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…