Staples promotes Baldrey

Staples Solutions has broadened Robert Baldrey’s role at the company. Baldrey has been promoted to VP Northern Region and will…

Systems Technology expands sales team

UK-based managed print services and IT supplier Systems Technology has appointed a new Sales Manager to aid growth at the…

Bryan Wight departs SP Richards

US-based business products wholesaler SP Richards has announced that SVP Sales and Marketing Bryan Wight has left the company to…

MPSA welcomes new President

The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) has revealed its replacement for outgoing President Doug Bies. After serving as MPSA VP…

Pilot reorganises European management

Writing instruments manufacturer Pilot Corporation of Europe (PCE) has announced a number of management changes following Paul Phelan’s departure. Phelan will…

Böttcher adds to senior management

Germany-based online reseller Böttcher has added to its board with the appointment of Daniel Frankenberg.  The new recruit, who has spent…

Tech Data appoints new VP

US-based IT distributor Tech Data has named its incoming VP of Public Sector Solutions. Tim Hannon will be responsible for…

Exertis strengthens international team

Technology distributor Exertis has expanded its international division through the newly created role of Head of Transformation. Chris Bale will…

HP Inc reshuffles leadership team

HP Inc has appointed two new Presidents, one for its Americas and one for its Asia Pacific subsidiaries, following Stephen…

Walmart partners with Microsoft | ARC sales grow | Iconex expands in Europe

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported 4.1% growth in Q3 2018 sales to $100.5 million, while adjusted…

Konica Minolta adds to leadership team

Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA has announced its new SVP Strategic Alliances. Mark Simons has been appointed to the newly…

Phelan to leave Pilot

Writing instruments manufacturer Pilot Corporation of Europe (PCE) has announced that SVP Sales and Marketing Paul Phelan is to leave…

Uni-ball names new President

Mitsubishi Pencil has named Mike Parker as President of its new uni-ball Division for North America. An industry veteran, Mike…

Industry Week gaining momentum

As many OPI readers probably know, the Business Solutions Association (BSA), the US trade association comprising manufacturers, wholesalers and manufacturer…

Sappi strengthen sustainability efforts

South Africa-based paper group Sappi has appointed a new Director of Sustainability for its North America division. Alexander ‘Sandy’ Taft…

Hollis expands sales team

UK-based office equipment provider Hollis Technology has increased its IT and managed print services (MPS) sales division. As Sales Executive,…

Amazon increases sales and profit | HP Inc and Apogee deal approved |...

Amazon has reported Q3 2018 sales of $56.6 billion, an increase of 29%. Pre-tax profit was $3.4 billion, ten times more…

Key changes for Exertis

Technology distributor Exertis has revealed organisational changes to its European, UK and Ireland operations. Exertis UK Managing Director Paul Bryan…

New partner for Fortis

US-based sales agency Fortis Channel Resources has announced that Butch Ellis has joined the firm as Partner. Ellis brings more…

New CEO for Advantia

UK dealer group Advantia has announced the replacement for CEO Steve Harrop, who left the company back in July.   Former…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…