RIGA, 20-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Global Technology Distribution Council today announced the addition of ELKO Group and TIM AG as its newest members in the EMEA region, plus the appointment of WestconGroup CEO Dolph Westerbos to the organization’s Executive Committee. The moves further bolster the GTDC’s position as the world’s leading IT distribution organization. GTDC members drive more than $130 billion in annual worldwide sales of products, services and solutions through dynamic business channels.
“We’re excited about our direction and expansion in 2016,” commented GTDC CEO Tim Curran. “We recently hosted our most successful conference ever in Europe, for example, and feel very good about the additions of ELKO and TIM to our EMEA membership. Dolph’s extensive channel and industry knowledge will be of great value as we build on our commitment to supporting the success of our members and the distribution industry worldwide.”
“Finally,” ELKO Group CEO Svens Dinsdorfs comments on joining the organization: “We were patient working and waiting for this great happening to be added to the technology industry largest association worldwide. We see it as appreciation to our achievements in represented region and our business approach. As well GTDC will help strengthen relations with partners and opens more opportunities to address industry wide challenges.”
About The Global Technology Distribution Council
The Global Technology Distribution Council is the industry consortium representing the world’s leading tech distributors. GTDC members drive more than $130 billion in annual worldwide sales of products, services and solutions through diverse business channels. GTDC conferences support the development and expansion of strategic supply-chain partnerships that continually address the fast-changing marketplace needs of vendors, end customers and distributors. GTDC members include AB S.A (WSE: ABPL), ABC Data (WSE: ABC), Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW), Avnet (NYSE: AVT), Computer Gross Italia (SES:MI), D&H Distributing, ELKO Group, Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM), Intcomex, Logicom (CSE:LOG), SiS Technologies (HKSE: 0529), ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC), SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX), Tarsus, Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD), TIM AG and Westcon-Comstor.