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CalcuQuote, a supply chain solutions provider for the electronics industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of its newest European Business Development Manager. Based in Munich, Nour Labiedh will join the team to continue to drive the company’s European sales, alongside the company’s existing European team members, and will be present at electronica with the rest of the CalcuQuote team.
"Having worked in purchasing, I know firsthand the pain of working nights and weekends crunching line items in Microsoft Excel," says Labiedh. "CalcuQuote offers customers the option to avoid these difficulties by embracing digital transformation. I'm incredibly excited to be a part of an organization that moves the industry forward in this way."
Labiedh’s experience in the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry as a purchaser combined with her sales experience with global electronics distribution has given her a deep understanding and passion for supply chain specifications and challenges. She is excited to offer CalcuQuote’s global supply chain solutions for EMS. Labiedh will promote the company’s supply chain solutions to help customers reduce cycle times, increase efficiency and create the seamless sharing of relevant data, allowing purchasing departments to focus on what matters.
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