Our role as a distributor of IT & CE products is to link the knowledge of our partners and make it readily accessible to our customers.
Vision To be a preferred long-term partner in the market.
Mission Our role as a distributor of IT & CE products is to link the knowledge of our partners and make it readily accessible to our customers.
Values Collaboration. Advancement. Knowledge sharing. Reliability. Passion.
Brand promise Grow smarter.
Personality Open & Connected. Dynamic & Ambitious.
In 1993, four young IT students started buying components, assembling computers and gaining a substantial share in, what was then, a very green IT market in Latvia.
Within a year, the first distribution contracts were concluded with giants of the IT industry such as Seagate, Western Digital and Samsung. This was the beginning of rapid growth and regional expansion over the subsequent years.
Today, the ELKO Group has been a preferred partner in the market for more than 25 years, with more than 1500 employees and strong regional presence in Europe and Central Asia.
Founded in Riga, Latvia.
Opens subsidiaries in Lithuania and Estonia.
Opens subsidiary in Russia.
Opens subsidiary in Ukraine.
Opens subsidiaries in Romania and Slovenia.
Opens subsidiaries in Slovakia by acquiring WESTech, spol. s r.o. Creates holding company AS ELKO Grupa (ELKO Group).
ELKO Group becomes the largest company in Latvia (by turnover).
ELKO Group becomes the first Latvian company whose turnover exceeds USD 1 billion.
Bonds listed on Riga Stock Exchange.
Opens subsidiary in the Czech Republic (under WESTech brand). Acquires business of DL Distributors in Estonia.
Joins the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC). Bonds listed on the Nasdaq Baltic Bond List.
Enters Nordic-region market by acquiring Gandalf Distribution AB. Activates sales force in Poland.
Acquires distributor Absolut in Russia and Arašid in Slovakia.
Gandalf Distribution AB becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of ELKO Group.
ELKO Group's turnover exceeds USD 2 billion.
Egons Mednis President
Svens Dinsdorfs Chief Executive Officer
Vadims Rabsa Chief Financial Officer
Martins Ozolins Chief Commercial Officer
Inese Kalveite Chief Marketing Officer
Eduards Bezprozvanovs Chief Technology Officer
Lauma Vernere Human Resources and Administration Director
Martins Pavlovskis Regional Director
Aiga Priede Logistics Director
Uldis Mengelis Chief Legal Officer