Bechtle with new IT E-Commerce Executive Vice President
Konstantin Ebert takes on responsibility for France, the United Kingdom and Spain
Industry expert makes the move to Bechtle
Neckarsulm, 28 January 2021 – Bechtle AG has bolstered their ranks with Konstantin Ebert. The 49 year old will take on responsibility for IT e-commerce activities in France, the United Kingdom and Spain from 1 February 2021, and will also oversee international strategic projects. The experienced IT manager is joining Bechtle after a one-year sabbatical. He spent four years at Teamviewer, most recently as Executive Vice President for Sales. Before that, the business administration graduate worked at NetApp Deutschland holding various international leadership positions in his nine years there. Konstantin Ebert career in the IT industry began in 1998 when he joined ITC Deutschland, before building on his experience at Fujitsu Siemens Computers and T-Systems Business Services. Konstantin Ebert lives with his family near Heidelberg and will be working from the Bechtle headquarters in Neckarsulm.
“Konstantin Ebert knows our industry inside out and has an excellent network”, says Jürgen Schäfer, COO, IT E-Commerce, Bechtle AG. “We were particularly impressed by his approachable manner, strategic vision and experience working with other cultures, and in conversation it very quickly became clear that we share corporate values. A crucial aspect on the road to mutual success.”
With Mario Düll as Executive Vice President for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Bechtle now has two people leading the way for IT e-commerce. Both report directly to Jürgen Schäfer. The largest country market for the IT E-commerce segment is France, where Bechtle is represented by Inmac Wstore, Bechtle direct, Bechtle Comsoft and ARP.
“I know Bechtle as a valuable partner from my previous work and I have always been impressed by Bechtle’s dynamic growth and willingness to change. The company’s future prospects are extremely high and I am pleased to be able to contribute my experience to this entrepreneurial success story”, says Konstantin Ebert on his move to Bechtle.
For the first time in the company’s history, Bechtle will appoint a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) from 01 January 2023, with the position being filled from within its own ranks by Dirk Müller-Niessner, who will take on responsibility for all Bechtle Group platform activities.
In Tangible Benefit Ltd., Bechtle AG has acquired a lucrative value-added reseller in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1997, the London-based company has an excellent reputa-tion and it is a well-known name in the industry.
Bechtle AG has made a very good start into its 40th anniversary year of 2023. The business volume increased by 15.8 per cent to €1,886.0 million. Maintaining the high dynamics of the prior year, Bechtle thus again grew much faster than the market. Revenue also underwent a very significant increase of 11.6 per cent to €1,538.5 million. Organic growth amounted to 8.5 per cent. Bechtle was able to step up its earnings before taxes (EBT) by 7.6 per cent to €79.7 million. The EBT margin of 5.2 per cent was almost the same level as in the prior year (5.4 per cent). As of 31 March 2023, Bechtle had 14,324 employees, a year-on-year increase of 1,358.
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