Teleplan’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders appoints new Supervisory Board Chairman

Schiphol/The Netherlands, 15 April 2016. Today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Teleplan International N.V., being held in Schiphol, appointed Dolph Westerbos as new member of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years.

After the meeting, Teleplan’s Supervisory Board elected Mr. Westerbos as its new Chairman. Dolph Westerbos (52) holds Dutch and US citizenship and is currently the CEO of New York based Westcon Group, a global value-add technology distributor providing category-leading solutions in Enterprise Security, Communication, Network Infrastructure, Data Center and Cloud. Previously, Mr. Westerbos held various senior management roles within Brambles, Dell and ModusLink and brings more than 10 years’ experience in the after-market supply chain industry.

Nikolai Pronk, Partner Gilde Buy Out Partners: “We would like to thank our former Chairman Adrian Schmassmann for his valuable contribution and business insight for more than 12 years and respect his decision to resign. We are thrilled to have Dolph coming on board as the new Chairman. His international business track record and technology supply-chain industry expertise will be a great addition to the Supervisory Board in supporting Teleplan’s further growth plans.”

“I have partnered as a customer with Teleplan over the years, and clearly see the benefits Teleplan provides to its OEMs and other partners. The market has opportunities for further growth, and I look forward to working with Teleplan to capture that value”, says Dolph Westerbos, CEO of Westcon Group.

Teleplan’s Supervisory Board now consists of the following five members: Dolph Westerbos (Chairman), Guy Demuynck, Boudewijn Molenaar, Nikolai Pronk and Rob Westerhof.

Further Information:

Teleplan International N.V.
Monika Collée
Corporate Director Communications
Tel.: + 31 6 1110 9049

Teleplan International N.V. is an industry leader in lifecycle care for after-market service, operating in the areas of Computers, Communications and Consumer Electronics. Focussing on Customer Care, Managed Logistics, Parts Management, Screening & Testing, Repair/Refurbish and Resell/Recycle, Teleplan have over 30 years of proven performance providing value propositions throughout the supply chain from the point of purchase to the end of life. Teleplan innovate to consistently keep up with the advances in interactive connectivity and communication and our Telemade approach tailors to each individual customer’s needs. Headquartered in Amsterdam/Schiphol, the Netherlands, Teleplan’s service centres have a global reach of over 95 countries and employ over 5000 people.

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