TOSHIBA HISTORY

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 580 consolidated companies employing 199,000 people worldwide.

Toshiba Battery Co. Ltd was founded in April 1954. It was jointly founded with Okada Dry Cell. In 1957 all shares of Okada Dry Cell were transferred to Toshiba. Today, Toshiba Battery Co. Ltd. is a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation.

For over 60 years, Toshiba batteries is the synonym of quality and duration. The brand has strongly build the image over the years, all over the world. Toshiba Batteries, through Westnet has been a market leader in many European, Middle East & African countries.

Olympia Group is an International Investment Group operating via various business activities that are “bridges” connecting the past with the future. These bridges are built via the Group’s various business units: retail, industrial, telecoms, distribution, software and consumer finance activities.

At the same time, and for over twenty years now, the Group has been creating value in the international corporate field as well, either via its export orientation strategy or through its physical presence abroad, being a core and integral part of local societies.

Toshiba Batteries

WESTNET, a member of the Olympia Group of companies founded by entrepreneur Panos Germanos, is synonymous with the distribution of technology products. Our track record in the market and our growth prospects have established us as a reliable partner for both multinational manufacturers, distributors as well as local customers.

In the consumer battery sector, WESTNET represents TOSHIBA in Greece since 1985 and in EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) region since 2001. As a result of this fruitful partnership, WESTNET is now TOSHIBA Consumer Batteries’ TOP Global Distributor.

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