The Channel logo


By | John Oates 17th January 2005 11:56

Ingram Micro unites Europe

Back office together at last

Ingram Micro Europe is bringing together back office functions for all its European businesses to save money and improve efficiency.

Ingram Micro Pan-European Group will provide services for three businesses - Ingram Micro Components Europe, Ingram Micro Networking Services and Ingram Micro Supplies Europe. The three businesses will continue to work as normal but should benefit from reduced costs for back office functions. The three divisions will continue to trade under their existing names and logos.

Hans Koppen, president of Ingram Micro Europe, said: "The formation of our new pan-European group is part of Ingram Micro's overall effort to optimise processes and reduce costs. It is an important step in the further development of our central business model that we have already very successfully in place for components products for many years."

The new division will deal with functions like finance, logisitics, procurement, purchasing and warehousing.

Rainer Kozlik will run the new division, reporting directly to Hans Koppen. He was previously vice president of Ingram Micro Components Europe. ®

Related stories

Ingram buys Aussie distie for $493m
Six charged in $10m Ingram computer fraud
SCC wins CSC £500m desktop contract

alert Send corrections


George Osborne, photo: HM Treasury
shutterstock_183801788_container ship

Chris Mellor

The SAN growth glory days are well and truly over, so where next?

Tom Whipp

Insurance industry insider tells all
Crypto fingers


Michael Dell. Pic by Joi Ito
Cool Texas dude is just your average billionaire
The Seeing Eye by Valerie Everett, Flickr, CC2.0
Follow the money – or, at least, our projections
Boats storm girl photo via Nikolina Mrakovic
The puppets from Team America: World Police gather at a bar for drinks.