René Klein
René Klein
Senior Vice President
Westcon Europe

Rene Klein, Senior VP for Westcon in Europe, is a veteran in distribution. After finishing High School in Rotterdam and working 3 years for Rabobank, Rene started his own distribution company in telecommunication in 1997. This company Distritel was specialized in value added distribution on Avaya and Polycom solutions. To secure the growth of the company, Distritel was acquired by Crane Telecommunications. Where Rene have been looking after the Benelux & France teams for 2 years. From 2001 – 2005 Rene worked at Volker Wessels on of the largest building constructions companies in Holland, in various management roles. In 2005 Rene joined Crane Telecommunications which was acquired by Westcon Group in 2007. Since 2007 Rene has held various leadership roles within the company. From managing Westcon UCC in Benelux, France, DACH && Eastern Europe to running WesctonComstor in Benelux & Nordics. Since September 2017 Rene is responsible, as Senior VP, running Westcon in Europe.