Welcome to EBM Brian!
Richard Schlosser, CEO of Electronic Business Machines, is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Landgren to the company’s executive team as President of Electronic Business Machines. Brian has more than 25 years in the office products industry both in the independent channel as well as 14 years’ experience with top performing mega dealer, Global Imaging Systems. Brian was one of the very few Global Presidents that successfully grew his career from the financial and operations side of the business. Brian brings a new prospective to the already successful management team of Electronic Business Machines due to his understanding what it takes to grow a business in the office technology industry. Landgren will have overall responsibility of Electronic Business Machines sales, service, and operational organizations as well as developing and implementing our current growth strategies.
Mr. Schlosser said “I’ve known Brian for over ten years and have seen him take a company and grow revenues and profitability ten-fold during that time and recently reached out to him because I knew he would make a great addition to our team and give Electronic Business Systems the ability to become a full service provider for our growing client’s needs. He exemplifies our philosophy that the customer always comes first. Brian’s well rounded background in acquisitions, financials, inventory management, operations and service, and experience in running a very successful Global Imaging Core Company, complements the services that Electronic Business Machines provides and the vision and growth plans I have for our future. This, along with his understanding of the needs of the independent channel brings immediate value to our clients throughout the greater Seattle/Everett marketplaces. He understands the importance we’ve placed on the customer experience when interacting with Electronic Business Machines as well as developing a team that meets the challenges of tomorrow.”
After graduating college, Brian started his career with in public accounting. In 1986 he joined an independent office products dealer in West Palm Beach, FL and was soon promoted to CFO/VP of Administration. In 1992, Brian was recruited to an independent office products dealer in Baltimore, Maryland as their CFO/VP. In 1997, Tom Johnson, the President and CEO of Global Imaging Systems, recruited Brian to the NW as the CFO/VP of a newly acquired group of companies in Washington and Oregon which became The Northwest Group for Global Imaging Systems. In 2001 he was promoted to chief operating officer for the group, and in July 2003 he was named executive vice president. In December 2003 Brian was named President of the Northwest Group for Global Imaging. Since joining the Global Imaging in 1997, he has been recognized for his contribution by twice winning the coveted Chairman’s Award, the President’s Award, Global’s Semper Fi Award, (an award giving to companies for several years of consistent outstanding performance), and was inducted in “Global’s Greatest” which recognizes the top 1% of all Global Employees. During Brian’s 14 years with Global he managed the growth of his NW Company from $14 million to an excess of $50 million in revenue. In addition, Brian was one of the first graduates of the Global Leadership Institute, an elite group of executive leaders who have demonstrated high aptitude for excelling in all disciplines of the business and industry.