Rumors: Marco Hires Former Sharp President & CEO
Marco Has Yet to Officially Confirm
Sounds like the cat’s out of the bag! We’ve been hearing rumors that Marco has hired former Sharp president and CEO, Doug Albregts. It seems someone let it slip a bit early as Marco has yet to post a press release officially confirming the story. Updates to come as more official sources become available!
In Other News…
Gordon Flesch Acquires Advanced Systems
Gordon Flesh Company, Inc. announced its acquisition of Advanced Systems, Inc. in late September. The merger will form the largest office equipment dealership in the Midwest. The newly merged company will serve businesses in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio and South Dakota under the Gordon Flesch name.
“This strategic partnership presents a unique opportunity for both organizations, and after several months of discussions, we’re really excited to see this come to fruition,” says Patrick Flesch, president of the Gordon Flesch Company. “The similarities between our two companies are amazing, which is why we are convinced this will be a great strategic and cultural fit, offering a unique and exciting opportunity for both organizations to grow.”
“ASI has been proud to serve customers across Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota for more than sixty years,” says Troy Love, president and CEO of ASI. “GFC will deliver additional size, depth of experience and technology solutions for our customers, while retaining the Midwestern values and commitment to customer service our business clients are accustomed to receiving.”
Clover Acquiring Business Assets of LMI
Mid-September, Clover Imaging Group announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase LMI Solutions’ business assets. The agreement to purchase all of LMI’s inventory, intellectual property rights and manufacturing equipment is still subject to court approval.
Jim Cerkleski, Chairman, Clover Imaging Group, said, “The purchase of LMI’s business assets enhances our capabilities, customer reach, and demonstrates our confidence in the strength of the imaging supplies market. Clover offers the only true alternative to OEMs with significantly higher margins for our reseller partners. In addition, with the focus on environmental sustainability at an all-time high, we are seeing businesses and consumers alike abandoning single-use cartridges for our lower cost, environmentally conscious printing solutions. We are excited for the future.”