Common goals – Individual success

IMELCO is the largest international marketing group of independent electrical wholesalers. Established more than 25 years ago, it brings business partners from different countries to one table, enabling the exchange of experiences and negotiates a common framework for terms and conditions: for the success of each individual member and for the benefit of the whole group.

Goals

Let's pool our strengths and use the synergy effect

The cooperation within IMELCO comprises the exchange of know-how and market data as well as the common framework agreements with our partner suppliers. The goal is to attain the best benefits for each single party involved: an associated wholesaler, a partner supplier and a national wholesale consortium.

Our targets at a glance

To elaborate joint strategies and action plans

To set up and develop different types of networks

To exchange know-how at an international level

To observe country-specific and global trends

To support our members in their day-to-day business

To further strengthen our leading position in the sector of independent electrical wholesaling

Structure

Transparent and efficient decision-making process

IMELCO is the biggest international group of independent wholesalers. Nevertheless, we attach great value to keeping its structure simple and uncomplicated in order to guarantee the democratic decision-making, transparency and prompt implementation of our action plans.

IMELCO MEMBERS

…are always represented by two people (one Member of the Supervisory Board and one Managing Director)

IMELCO SUPERVISORY BOARD

The business interests of each member are represented in the Supervisory Board by one dedicated person.

IMELCO MANAGING DIRECTORS

All issues related to daily business as well as supplier relationships of IMELCO are subject to the discussion of the Board of Managing Directors. Each member delegates one Managing Director to the Meetings of the Board.

Data & Facts

For more than 25 years, IMELCO has stood for sustainable development of its associated companies. Represented by three founding members at its very beginning, IMELCO now operates in 22 countries through more than 1.100 wholesale businesses.

1991

date of
establishment

14

members

21

countries

1.150

associated
wholesalers

5.500

point of
sale

€ 24B

consolidated
turnover