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New distributor for Philips monitors in the UK: Exertis

Amsterdam, 31 July 2015 — MMD, leading technology company and brand licence partner for Philips monitors, further enhances its commitment in the retail and B2B sectors by assigning Exertis as new distributor in the UK. Exertis is the leading technology distributor of IT, communications and home entertainment products in the UK. The cooperation is set to begin 1 August 2015.

A strong team

Representing over 200 manufacturers in the UK alone, Exertis distributes more than 25,000 products ranging across a great variety of IT related goods. This makes Exertis one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service providers. A great opportunity for MMD: Benefitting from Exertis’ retail expertise will assist in further growing market shares for Philips monitors in the B2B sector.

“We are extremely excited to have MMD on board. The imminent launch of Philips monitors within Exertis is a well-conceived step: Both companies have spent a great deal of time looking at joint incremental business opportunities across Philips’ diverse product mix to ensure mutual market share growth.” says Ian Aitken, General Manager Visual Business Unit, Exertis. “We are convinced that this partnership will be beneficial to us, Philips and the wider TFT market”.

Tried and tested

“For several years now, we have been working with Exertis as distribution partner for monitors from AOC. Both brands share the same parent company: TPV – the world’s largest monitor manufacturer and leading display solutions provider,” explains Paul Butler, Regional Sales Director UK and Ireland for MMD Monitors and Displays as well as AOC International. “Next to having the ease-of-mind of working with a trusted and competent partner, we are now able to round off the product portfolio with unique Philips innovations such as PowerSensor, ErgoSensor and SoftBlue.”

About MMD

MMD is a wholly owned company of TPV established in 2009 through a brand license agreement with Philips. MMD exclusively markets and sells Philips branded LCD displays worldwide. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPV’s manufacturing expertise in displays, MMD uses a fast and focused approach to bringing innovative products to market. MMD operates internationally with its European headquarters in Amsterdam and a local office in Prague to serve the Eastern European market. Through its network of local sales agents MMD works with all major European IT distributors and resellers. The company’s design and development centre is located in Taiwan. www.philips.com/lcdmonitors

About Exertis

Exertis (UK) Ltd is the leading technology distributor of IT, Communications and Home Entertainment products in the UK and a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC, a FTSE 250 company. After 34 years of profitability Exertis continues to outperform the market, quadrupling its business in the last 5 years and achieving revenues approaching £2.4 billion in FY2015.

Exertis (UK) Ltd represents over 200 manufacturers in the UK alone, spanning more than 25,000 products across mobile, computing and accessories, consumer electronics, entertainment, print, networking, servers and solutions, unified communications, security and AV solutions. Exertis’ market-leading approach, teamed with a state-of-the-art distribution centre, next day delivery and a host of managed services, including end-user fulfilment, assures the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction at all times. www.exertis.co.uk