I – Since May 1, 2013 Giving Europe has no longer been supplying the Italian market via the agency Giving Europe Italia Srl. After collaborating together for five years, the contract has been terminate. With immediate effect Giving Europe is responsible for distributing the promotional products itself. The new Sales Manager for Italy is Michele Tantimonaco: “Giving Europe is a dynamic group that doesn’t concentrate on short business relationships, but instead strives to maintain long and good partnerships with its partners,“ commented Tantimonaco. “A further important advantage is that the new situation enables us to implement a new price strategy, which will in turn make us more attractive as a supplier on the Italian market.“
A new Giving Europe subsidiary is to be opened in Barcelona before the summer. Oscar Cabanelas, Manager for Southern Europe at Giving Europe: “This subsidiary will be responsible for the customers in Spain, Portugal and Italy.“ According to Cananeles this will not lead to any complications for the Italian customers. He added that the back office will be located in the midst of Southern Europe and two highly-qualified sales employees have been hired, who are native Italian speakers.