Buhrmann creates global merchandising role


2 December 2005 – Amsterdam (NL): Buhrmann has appointed Ron Lalla to the newly created role of EVP of global merchandising, effective from 1 January 2006.

In this new position, Lalla will help lead the development of the company’s merchandising activities for its OP businesses operating under the Corporate Express (CE) brand. He will report to Buhrmann president/CEO Frans Koffrie.


Lalla has most recently served as VP of merchandising within Buhrmann’s subsidiary CE North America.