Buhrmann sets new structure for CE North America


10 March 2006 – Amsterdam (NL): Buhrmann has announced an organisational restructure of Corporate Express North America, expected to make the company savings of $30 million.

The new structure, designed to improve customer and product line focus, accelerate sales growth and drive cost efficiencies, will become effective on 1 July 2006 and involves the creation of a dedicated commercial OP organisation focusing on mid-market and local customers.


Frans Koffrie, Buhrmann president and CEO, said: "While the current structure has served us well in building and integrating our North American operations, this new approach provides the opportunity to move the business to a heightened level of performance in terms of customer service and cost effectiveness."