New role for MPS expert MacDonald

Managed print services (MPS) industry expert West MacDonald has been named as VP of Business Development at technology services and…

OptiGroup appoints CEO

European B2B distribution company OptiGroup (formerly Papyrus) has promoted Sören Gaardboe to the role of CEO. Gaardboe most recently held…

Ex-Depot exec takes over at Michaels

Former Office Depot senior executive Mark Cosby has been named as interim CEO at North America’s largest arts and crafts…

New CEO for Kodak | Veritiv offloads business segment | Xerox launches self-service kiosk

Kodak has announced that CEO Jeff Clarke is stepping down and current Chairman of the board of directors Jim Continenza…

Office Choice expands merchandising team

Australian dealer group Office Choice has appointed David Williamson to the position of National Merchandise Manager. Williamson has held various…

Staedtler appoints new MD

Writing instruments vendor Staedtler has named Karl-Heinz Raue as the new Managing Director of its German affiliate. Raue began working…

OfficeZilla targeting growth after GM appointment

OPI speaks to AIA CEO Matt Gresge and new OfficeZilla General Manager Kristen Murphy.  It’s been just over a year…

Amazon launches rewards service | Pitney Bowes Australia unveils SendPro+ | Acquisition for Loffler

Amazon has launched a cross-platform marketing tool for iOS, Android, FireOS, and online. Amazon Moments enables brands to offer tailored…

Highlands broadens sales force

US sales and marketing agency Highlands has strengthened its team in Florida. Thelma Ferrara joins the company as its new…

AFFLINK appoints sales managers

North American supply chain services company AFFLINK has added two new regional sales managers in the US. Joining the B2B…

New CEO for The Supply Room

Leading US independent office products dealer The Supply Room has announced the retirement of CEO Patricia Barber. Barber, who has…

Office Power launches new division

UK independent dealer platform Office Power has launched a new Partner Success department. Former office supplies dealer Mark Davis will head…

IP appoints new board member

International Paper has announced the election of Anders Gustafsson to its board of directors, effective 1 March. Gustafsson is CEO…

Schultz joins SPR

US business products wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) has announced the appointment of Steve Schultz as EVP, effective 18 February. Based…

New appointment for Epson Germany

Epson Germany has appointed Christoph Ruhnke to the position of Business Systems Manager. In this role, Ruhnke will oversee marketing…

Promotion for SPR’s Lee

Chad Lee has been promoted to EVP at US wholesaler SP Richards (SPR). Lee was most recently SVP, leading both SPR’s operations and acquired…

New strategic adviser for Emerald Brand

Industry veteran Jay Mutschler has joined US-based manufacturer Emerald Brand in an advisory capacity. Mutschler, who is a Senior Partner…

Office Power promotes Streeter

UK independent dealer platform Office Power has promoted its former Head of Trading, Colin Streeter. In the new role of…

3M announces new Chairman

3M has revealed that its board of directors will nominate CEO Mike Roman to serve as Chairman of the board.…

Ringel joins Polyconcept

Global promotional products supplier Polyconcept has appointed Neil Ringel as CEO. Ringel takes full group responsibilities for the business, including…

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