Maurice Van Rijn Named Managing Director, ScanSource Europe POS & Barcoding

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), the leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, has announced that Maurice van Rijn has been named Managing Director of the company’s ScanSource Europe POS & Barcoding business unit. In his position, Mr. van Rijn will be responsible for leading the strategic direction and management of sales, product marketing and inventory management for the Company’s pan-European operations.

Mr. van Rijn joined ScanSource in May 2002 as part of the Company’s acquisition of ABC Distribution and brings 23 years of sales and sales management experience in IT distribution to the role. He previously served as Sales Director for nine years where he was instrumental in the success of ScanSource’s European operations, which were launched in 2002.

"Maurice has been a key part of the team that led the company to become one of the largest value-added distributors in Europe,” said Xavier Cartiaux, President of International Operations, ScanSource Inc. “We are confident that not only will Maurice use his experience and talents to continue to build on the strong partnerships that we have with resellers and vendors but will also continue to work with all our internal team to enhance the already vast range of value-added services we provide partners at both ends of the channel. He will bring strong leadership and clear direction to the role.”

“We’ve worked closely with ScanSource and Maurice for several years now and he’s always been key in helping us to win more business,” said Michel Haagmans, Director, Re-Vision, a ScanSource reseller. “Maurice and his team have given us marketing support, organized training days with us and have matched us up with potential partners across Europe as we’ve grown into a major player in the market. Maurice acts as a hub around which the AIDC channel operates so I’m delighted for his promotion, believe he’ll do a great job for all ScanSource partners and wish him luck in his new role.”

Maurice van Rijn’s promotion to Managing Director of the POS & Barcoding business follows the appointment of Mr. Cartiaux to the role of President of International Operations, ScanSource Inc.

ScanSource Europe helps resellers to grow their business through services, such as stock management, financial services, free-of-charge technical support, Professional Services and customer services. Mr. van Rijn will be looking to continue to enhance that offering with unique tools, such as the existing online mobile application store AppSource, international partner-matching tool SUMO and the recently upgraded pre-shipment Configuration Services.

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About ScanSource Europe

ScanSource Europe is a leading pan-European distributor of automatic data collection, EPoS and mobility solutions. We sell only to resellers and add value by providing a variety of services and tools to help them grow their business, making them more efficient, effective and successful. ScanSource Europe customers have access to the industry’s leading vendors, one of Europe’s largest product inventories and the broadest range of value-added services available.

ScanSource Europe is a division of ScanSource Inc. (est. 1992 – NASDAQ: SCSC), who distributes these technologies, along with telephony and security equipment, in North America and Latin America.

About ScanSource, Inc.

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products, consisting of seven sales units in North America, Latin America and Europe.

ScanSource POS and Barcoding in North America, Latin America and Europe delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom in the US, and ScanSource Communications in North America and Europe, provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security in North America offers physical security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #760 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit

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