Posted on Apr 30 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Printer and MFP market growth

According to IDC’s Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker during the fourth quarter of 2016, the printer and multifunctional peripheral market in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region grew 1.9 per cent in unit terms. Ilona Stankeova, Research Director with IDC CEMA Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions said: “We expect a slow overall market decline in mature CEE countries like the Czech...

Posted on Apr 30 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Purple makes high profile appointment

Richard Roberts, former MD Commercial and Partner Sales for Cisco UKI, relishes new role as Purple’s VP EMEA. Roberts is set to supercharge Purple’s EMEA partnerships and continue its fast growth. He will be responsible for leading the regional team and driving revenue through and with Purple’s customers, distributors and channel partners. He joins Purple at a time of impressive global traction...

Posted on Apr 29 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Zammit named President, Tech Data Europe

Tech Data Europe has appointed Patrick Zammit as President, reporting into Executive Vice President And Chief Operating Officer, Rich Hume. Zammit was formerly Global President, Avnet Technology Solutions prior to the acquisition by Tech Data. He previously led Avnet’s Electronics Marketing EMEA components business and held a number of leadership roles across finance, operations and strategic planning. “I...

Posted on Apr 29 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on ICCE calls on resellers to be vigilant

Resellers are being warned about the dangers of buying and selling counterfeit imaging supplies in a new short video from ICCE (Imaging Consumables Coalition of Europe, Middle East & Africa). With up to $3 billion worth of fake imaging supplies – including toners, ink cartridges and ribbons – infiltrating the global supply chain each year, resellers need to be extra vigilant and understand...

Posted on Apr 29 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Nuvias plans to further grow its Southern European business

Patric Berger has been appointed Regional Vice President South for pan-EMEA high value distributor Nuvias Group. In his new role, he will be responsible for all business aspects within the Southern European region, which includes France, Italy, Spain, Malta and the Mediterranean. Berger is also tasked with growing Nuvias’ business in this area. He will be based at the Group’s French office in Versailles. www.nuvias.com ...

Posted on Apr 28 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on FAST drive to encourage whistle blowers

The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has reconfirmed its commitment to incentivising Software Asset Management (SAM) businesses and individual consultants to whistle blow on the illegal business use of software. This is the first time FAST is specifically seeking to encourage members of the SAM practitioner community to report deliberate infringers who are thumbing their nose at legal licensing...

Posted on Apr 28 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Xerox appoints new MD

Xerox has announced the appointment of Andrew Morrison as Managing Director for the UK and Ireland. In his new role, Morrison will lead and grow the document outsourcing business. He also will oversee plans to expand reach in the SMB segment through an increased channel partner presence. “As digital technology advances, the way businesses and organisations communicate, connect and work is changing. By connecting the paper and digital worlds, Xerox helps many organisations in their digital journey,” said Morrison. “Working with the...

Posted on Apr 27 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Ingram Micro strengthens EMEA team

Ingram Micro is strengthening and investing in its regional go-to-market team and capabilities in EMEA and has made a number of changes to its EMEA vendor engagement team and leadership team. Jacek Murawski has been appointed Vice President, EMEA Vendor Engagement. He most recently served as General Manager and VP EMEA for Odin Automation, a cloud provisioning management technology platform acquired...

Posted on Apr 27 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Kodak Alaris names Marc Jourlait CEO

Marc Jourlait has taken the helm as CEO of Kodak Alaris Holdings Ltd. Interim CEO Jeff Goodman will return to his role as COO to support Jourlait during the next few months. The company says that Jourlait’s arrival and Goodman’s transition will position it in a strong, future-facing direction to best serve its customers. Jourlait joins Kodak Alaris from Navico, the global leader in marine electronics...

Posted on Apr 26 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Barker to lead BNP Paribas Rental Solutions

Ian Barker has been appointed as the new Head of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions. Barker has been with the company for 24 years. Tristan Watkins, CEO at parent company BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK, said: “Ian is highly experienced and knows the leasing and rental market inside out. He will play an important role in driving the ambitious growth plans for this business line as we continue to grow...