People

 

In this section you will find a short presentation of the i-minds employees. It’s important to i-minds only to hire experts in their fields in order to provide the best possible service to our customers.


CEO

Dennis Dress

CEO

E-mail: dd@i-minds.eu

Work Experience:

16 Years of Experience in Sales & Marketing, Last 5 years on European Level, knowing all markets, Key customers & Competition within the Retail & Etail Market in IT & most CE products.
Build up Boston Distribution (IT Retail focused Distributor) in Nordic from the ground in 1994 and left in 2000 as Sales & Marketing Manager.
Dennis then Joined Creative Labs as Sales Manager for Nordic and in 2002 he became Nordic Country Manager.
In 2006 he rose to Regional Director in Creative and 2007 he moved onto European CE Sales Director and later as overall European Sales Director, before founding i-minds to do all sales for Creative in Western Europe.
 
Headquarter Staff

Jan Englund

Chief Financial Officer

Work Experience:

Jan joined i-minds in 2012, after working for many years in the clothing industry with both management and finance.
Jan is also a former professional footballer with 3 danish championships to his name.
 

Annelie Hansen

Business Controller

Work Experience:

Prior to employment in I-Minds, Annelie worked as Internal Sales Supporter for Creative in Denmark in 4 years, supporting the Nordic region and later as Sales Assistant to the European CE Director.  Before that Annelie worked in the accounting world. She has an educational background in both Accounting and Marketing/Sales.
As Business Controller in I-Minds, she works to optimize reporting, processes and systems and basically help smooth the way, so the Sales Reps can focus on what they do best; sales!
 

Catia Hansen

Customer Service

Work Experience:

Catia started working with i-minds right out of business school and completed her education here in 2013 and have worked here since. Her job consist of controlling i-minds and dbramante1928 business in her customer service function.
 

Kristian Gunvald

Business Developer

Work Experience:

In the last 23 years Kristian have worked with everything from Large Scale Server sales, VAR account Management, IT/Tech Support to end-user sales and marketing. During the last 8 years, before joining i-minds, he worked for Creative on all things product related, as well as PR and product management.
 

Jan Hvidberg

PR & Marketing Manager

Work Experience:

After more than 8 years with Creative Labs, Jan have worked as aa external consultant for i-minds since 2009, great experience with Nordic PR, but all other marketing projects are falls under his umbrella as well.
 
Nordic

Marcus Johansson

Nordic Sales Manager

Work experience:

Has been in the electronic business since 1998. Started in a Expert store followed by working at a Distributor Isolda AB as Key account manager and in the end building up their Stockholm office. In 2000 Marcus moved on to a Online company Microwarehouse (Inwarehouse) as a product sales manager for supplies plus in the end responsible for building up a telesales department. In 2001 he moved on to the Manufacture level as a Key Account Manager for Sweden and Finland at Creative Labs and ended up as the Nordic sales Manager. In 2009 Marcus joined I-Minds as a Nordic sales manager.
 

Lars Windig

Key Account Manager, Denmark

Work experience:

Extensive sales experience from both distribution, where he worked for more than 8 years and Creative (IT Manufacturer) where Lars was as Key account manager for more than 8 years.

I work with the following customers:

Expert, F-Group, Dansk Supermarked, Also, Telia, Humac, Despec, Brightstar and Boston .

 

Mika Sevon

Key Account Manager, Finland

Work experience:

During the past 25 years Mika have been working in the retail and B-to-B business. Including building up first mail order company for Apple Macintosh business. From 2003 to 2009 Mika worked with Creative Labs, as responsible for Finnish sales and markets. Before that, Mika launched and built up channels and business in Finland for LaCie.

I work with the following customers:

Anttila, Citymarket, Expert, Prisma, SOK, Musta-Pörssi, Tekniset, Verkkokauppa, Stockmann

 

Klas Kirsebom

Key Account Manager, Sweden

Work experience:

During the past 20 years he has been working with retail and B-to-B business, as well as manufactures, but always with sales. Klas worked with Creative for a number of years as Key Account Manager for Sweden, after being Sales Director for a large TV manufacturer for a few year, Klas joined i-minds in 2012.

I work with the following customers:

Clas Ohlson, MediaMarkt, Telia, Expert

 
Benelux

Jan Muntz

Sales Manager, Benelux

Work experience:
Since 1993 active in the IT/CE channel in Benelux on reseller-, distributor- and vendor level. I started my career with starting up a small computer company during my Law University education. (3 years) After studies, Jan worked respectively as Retail Manager, Retail Sales Manager and General Sales Manager for a European IT distributor (Actebis, 5 years). Then Jan moved onto working for 7,5 years as Retail Manager Netherlands for Epson Benelux. After that, Jan joined Creative Labs Benelux as a Sales Manager CE Netherlands.

Most of the Benelux retail, etail and distribution channel is very well known to Jan, based upon the 17 years experience he has in these channels. Also, Jan has experience in working with several PR and marketing agencies, as well as setting up service routings for 2 vendors within the Benelux channel
 

Robbert van den Hoek

Business Development Manager, Benelux

Work experience:

Worked for more than 20 years in consumer electronics business. Purchasing and Vendor management for large retail and e-tail companies like BCC, Dixons and Coolblue. Robbert joined i-minds in September 2014 to develop business on several i-minds brands for both distribution and retail/e-tail customers.
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I work with the following customers

MSH Benelux, BAS group, Paradigit, Coolblue, Ingram Micro Bol.com, Wehkamp, Mconomy and many others.

 
UK and Ireland

Daniel Jones

Sales Director, UK and Ireland & European Marketing

Work Experience:

A Senior Manager with experience of UK and European business channels gained from working with International PC Peripherals and Consumer Electronics manufacturers for the past 11 years. With the ability to significantly develop the sales and marketing activity of a wide portfolio of products in a fast changing channel environment of Retail, Etail, Distribution, Systems Integrators and OEMs. A dynamic and self motivated Team Leader committed to delivering sales growth.
 
Germany

Thilo Messmann

Key Account Manager, DACH

Work experience:

Thilo brings massive experience from the German market, he joined i-minds in 2015 and is working to grow and develop the DACH market for our vendors

I work with the following customers:

Mediamarkt, iSupplies and many others.

 
France

Mikael Benjoar

Key Account Manager, France

Work experience:

Mikael have always worked in Sales in different well known companies such as Nec or Epson taking care of the main retailers and etailers. Mikael put relationships and confidence as the first step of long lasting business adventure. I love challenges and complicated sales models ... la France!

I work with the following customers:

Fnac, Darty, Boulanger, Surcouf, Carrefour, Auchan, Casino, Cdiscount, Pixmania, Amazon...

 
Philippines

Alexander Onia

Account Manager, Philippines

Work experience:

11 years CE IT retail / distribution experience and 3 years working with Creative Labs. Taking care of business in the Philippines
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I work with the following customers

Different customers and distributors in the Philippines