New Fegime Member in Denmark

AO Headquarter


At their General Assembly in Sicily the members of FEGIME unanimously voted to accept the application for membership of the Danish independent wholesaler “Brødrene A & O Johansen A/S” as new Fegime member from 01.01.2018. Through the addition of Denmark the number of FEGIME member countries will increase to 18.

A & O Johansen was founded in 1914 as a plumbing and sanitary wholesaler and has a total turnover today of €375 million. The company entered the electrical sector in 2000 but has since advanced to No. 3 in Denmark with a market share in double figures. AO are based in Albertslund near Copenhagen and have in total 50 outlets throughout Denmark which are essential to their customer-centric strategy.

CPO Ian Schlottmann, said: “I am delighted by the decision! We are convinced that joining FEGIME will help us to take our business to the next level. We are looking forward to sharing best practices and participating in FEGIME’s European projects.”

Nikos Kafkas, President of FEGIME, added: “I am very pleased to welcome our new Danish colleagues to the FEGIME family. From what I saw at their headquarters I am sure that we have a lot to learn from each other.”

Nordic Summit:

AO’s Lars Kestner, CSO (Electrical), and CPO Ian Schlottmann (right & second from right) in discussion with their FEGIME Norge colleagues Bjørn Amundsen and Hege Amundsen Elvestad.