Through its distribution networks for professional customers in the industrial, residential, and commercial sectors, Rexel provides innovative electrical solutions and equipment to improve comfort, performance, and energy efficiency. The Group is the preferred partner of all professionals in the electrical chain from electricians to key industrial accounts and equipment manufacturers. For all its customers, Rexel offers a unique range of electrical supplies in terms of its breadth and availability. Rexel operates in 38 countries with 2,300 branches, a distribution network of more than 40 banners and 30,000 employees. Throughout the world, it is accelerating electrical advances in close collaboration with its customers and partners. With the acquisition of the major European assets of the Hagemeyer group in 2008 and of Gexpro in 2006, Rexel more than doubled in size in just four years. Thanks to its strategy for growth, based on conquering new sales opportunities, its operational excellence, and sound financial base, Rexel is a world leader and benchmark in the electrical market. In 2013, Rexel recorded sales of €13 billion.