Highlights 2008

January


January (Photo)

Feed-in

Bechtle commissions one of the largest photovoltaic systems in southern Germany, with a collector area of 2,715 m2. On the roof of the logistics centre in Neckarsulm, Germany, the solar system generates an annual output of 381 kilowatts peak (kWp), which corresponds to the annual power consumption of approximately 110 detached houses.

New on Board

After 13 years at T-Systems, Michael Guschlbauer transfers to Bechtle, where he is initially put in charge of the managed services division. From January 2009, he is the responsible Executive Board member for IT system house & managed services.

Kick-off

Almost 300 executive staff members from all locations of Bechtle AG participate in the kick-off event “STRAT”. The annual conference is the central platform for the presentation of the strategic orientation of the Bechtle Group.

February


February (Photo)

Ground Broken

Bechtle Würzburg celebrates its 15 th anniversary and breaks ground for the new company building in the Industrial Zone East in Würzburg, Germany, which will provide an area of 1,000 m2 for 80 employees.

Business Presentation

With 750 participants and 44 exhibitors, the ”4 th Competence Centre Day“ is the largest service show of Bechtle AG to date. Apart from lectures and application reports, the show features live presentations of new technologies and innovative solution concepts.

März


März (Photo)

Growth

Four years after moving in, construction work on the expansion of the office and logistics buildings commences at the headquarters of Bechtle AG. With the new building, Bechtle will have room for more than 1,000 employees at its group headquarters. The area of the office building will increase to about 19,000 m2, and the storage area of the logistics building will grow to about 13,450 m2.