Follow recent announcements about their Far East plans Spicers have announced the appointment of Kim Kaare Jenson as General Manager for their China sourcing office based in Shanghai.
Alan Ball, CEO of Spicers UK and Ireland said: “We are delighted that Kim will soon be part of the Spicers team. He has been working in China for over 20 years, and gained expertise in office supplies having worked previously with Office Depot, where he managed a considerable volume of their private label purchases. This is great news for Spicers and our Dealer Partners.”
Jenson will join on 1st August and will immediately travel to the UK to fully understand the Spicers business and the needs of their customer base before heading back to China to recruit the full team who will handle Spicers sourcing and procurement in the Far East in partnership with the UK Group Sourcing function.
Spicers also announced that it will freeze prices on all 5Star™ products (with the exception of EOS and Paper) for loyal Spicers customers for a 12-month period, until the end of June 2013.