ASBIS Appointed Apple Value Added Distributor


Limassol (Cyprus), September 3, 2009 – ASBIS, an expert in the distribution of Information Technology products to the EMEA emerging markets, has been appointed Apple Value Added Distributor (VAD) status in Georgia and 9 CIS countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan).

ASBIS will provide an extended range of value added services, develop routes-to-market, perform demand generation activities, develop the Apple Reseller and Retailer channels, complete channel authorization certification, improve warranty and post-warranty offerings and authorise and develop the Apple Authorised Service Providers network in CIS states.

“We believe that the combination of a world class product portfolio together with ASBIS's solid strength in the distribution of Information Technology products will grow the Mac business in the CIS region to new horizons and will provide the best in class service to our customers,” says Victor Primak, Apple VAD CIS Business Development Manager.

ASBISc Enterprises PLC has its headquarters in Cyprus and specializes in the distribution of IT products from worldwide leading manufacturers such as Intel, Seagate, Hitachi, Microsoft, Samsung, AMD, Canyon, DELL, Lenovo, Prestigio, Toshiba and many others. Asbis has own subsidiaries in 26 countries, more than 1,000 employees and services 30,000 active customers. In 2008 company’s revenues reached US$ 1.5 billion. For further information, visit the company's website at and an official ASBIS VAD CIS web-site at

Contact information:
Alexander Mikhailenko

Note: Distribution excludes iPhone sales and service.