Spicers’ CFO leaves

Speaking to OPI this morning, Spicers CEO Alan Ball confirmed that Jones had left the business recently following "discussions" with…

Gould Paper launches new division

The division formally commenced operations on Monday and former Priority Papers President Ivy Frimer has been appointed to run it.Frimer…

Gould announces changes at Price & Pierce

The company has said that although he will relinquish his management duties at the international subsidiary, he will be kept…

BPG appoints former VOW director

BPG announced today (Tuesday) it had appointed Dowson, a former Sales Director at UK wholesaler VOW, with immediate effect.His new…

Lyreco Australia announces new MD

Mike Milward will replace current Managing Director Bryn Sharp who has decided to leave the company after more than two…

Office National Africa CEO resigns

Bidgood, who has been in the OP industry for 16 years, confirmed to OPI he was leaving the company at the…

CEP to have new Managing Director

Long-time Managing Director Etienne Béchet de Balan is stepping down at the beginning of March after 21 years at the…

Moseley leaves ACCO

The manufacturer confirmed to OPI that Moseley, who had been with the company since 2009, left after ACCO began restructuring…

5 minutes with João Oliveira, General Manager, Olmar Artigos de Papelaria, Portugal

Your first full-time job.  Purchasing Manager for a manufacturer of archiving products.   What would you like to be doing…

Portucel CEO resigns

The company has announced that de Almeida Honório handed in his notice on 31 January citing personal reasons.He has been…

Paper firm CEO stands down

Jim Henneberry will formally stand down from his role in the company on Friday 14 February after deciding he wanted…

Leadership change at Kleinmann

Gunnar Kleinmann has been with the business – founded by his late father Gerhard in 1979 – for more than…

School Specialty appoints new executives

Daniel Kohler joins the company as EVP of Operations while Rick Smith has been hired as Director of Distribution Centre…

Gladstone to join Vasanta

Gladstone's replacement at XPD will be in place at the start of April and while that person remains a mystery,…

PaperlinX names Small

Small - previously Xerox's National Accounts Sales Manager for UK and Eire - will be in charge of expanding support…

Canon Canada names Egawa CEO

Egawa - who was most recently with Canon USA's Imaging Technologies and Communications Group -  replaces Kevin Ogawa who has…

Acme appoints Romboy

Acme has named Patrick Romboy to the newly created position of Sales Director for Europe. Romboy has extensive experience of the…

Big Interview: Büroring’s Managing Director, Ingo Dewitz

In the first two-page interview with Ingo Dewitz (see ‘Man of the trade’, European Annual Review 2014, page 14), Büroring’s Managing…

Interview: United we stand

At the end of September, OPI met up with United Stationers CEO Cody Phipps in Chicago for a frank and wide-ranging…

Channel challenges

Steve Sakumoto, VP and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard’s US Supplies Sales Organization, Printing and Personal Systems, joined the global IT giant …

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…