DUBLIN, Ireland, January 21st , 2015 – IBS, A Xerox Company has appointed Alan Brown as managing director. Brown will report to Diego Hervas, president of Xerox’s European Channels Group.

On accepting his position, Brown said: “IBS has a strong brand and a tremendous team of employees. I look forward to working with them to further strengthen the value we bring to customers throughout the island of Ireland.”

IBS has in excess of 18,000 clients across corporate, SME and public sector organisations. 

“Alan brings a wealth of leadership and management experience,” said Diego Hervas, president, European Channels Group, Xerox Europe. “I am sure that under his leadership IBS will go from strength to strength.”

Prior to joining IBS, A Xerox Company, Brown held a number of senior positions in the telecommunications industry most recently as deputy CEO and business director, Telefónica O2 Ireland.

Brown replaces Jerry Carey who has retired. Carey founded IBS in 1972 and under his leadership it became the largest independent reseller of digital imaging and printing solutions in Ireland. In 2010, IBS was acquired by Xerox and subsequently merged with the majority of Xerox (Ireland) Limited to create IBS, A Xerox Company.


About IBS, A Xerox Company
IBS, A Xerox Company was formed in March 2013 following the consolidation of IBS Limited and the majority of Xerox (Ireland) Limited operations to create a company combining its local presence whilst maintaining its global reach. IBS Limited was founded in 1972 by Jerry Carey and acquired by Xerox in 2010. Xerox (Ireland) Limited began operations in Ireland in 1963.

IBS, A Xerox Company brings unrivalled expertise to the market, providing the full Xerox product and services portfolio from an entry level printer to a complete enterprise wide document management solution across the island of Ireland.

IBS, A Xerox Company has in excess of 18,000 clients across corporate, SME and public sector organisations. Accredited Xerox partners include National Business Machines, Xeretec, Data Direct, Hibernia, Evros Technology Group and Colornet.

The company has offices in 7 locations including Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Portlaoise, Derry and Limerick.


Media Contact:
Diane Murphy, IBS, A Xerox Company, T: +353 1 462 2646
email: dmurphy@ibs.ie