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Sonepar is a B2B distributor of electrical products, solutions, and related services. The company offers cables, enclosures, industrial controls, lighting, tools and personal protection equipment, safety equipment, alarms, wires, HVAC, and industrial automation. It serves building, industry and energy markets.

HQParis, FR
Employee Ratings2.9


Sonepar is headquartered in
Paris, France

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)46,000
Revenue (FY, 2018)€22.4 B(+4%)

Key People/Management at Sonepar

Philippe Delpech

Philippe Delpech

Benoît Pédoussaut

Benoît Pédoussaut

President, France
Matt Pothecary

Matt Pothecary

Chief Communications Officer and Sustainability
Olivier Catherine

Olivier Catherine

General Counsel
Stefan Stegemann

Stefan Stegemann

President, Central and Nordics Europe
Sara Biraschi Rolland

Sara Biraschi Rolland

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Sonepar Office Locations

Sonepar has offices in Paris, Boulogne-Billancourt, Montrouge, North Charleston and in 14 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
25 Rue d'Astorg
Boulogne-Billancourt, FR
18 Quai du Point du Jour
Montrouge, FR
15 Boulevard du Général de Gaulle
Blackburn, AU
Level 2/1 Chapel St
Wien, AT
Gaudenzdorfer Gürtel 67
Waregem, BE
Eugène Bekaertlaan 63
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Sonepar Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

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Sonepar Revenue

Sonepar's revenue was reported to be €22.40 b in FY, 2018 which is a 3.7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2018)


Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018



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Sonepar Operating Metrics

Sonepar's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1 m in FY, 2018.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Enterprise Customers

900 k900 k1 m1 m


2.60 k2.80 k2.80 k2.80 k2.80 k

Order Lines per Day

700 k1 m1 m1 m1 m


224 245 239 167 170
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Sonepar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Technord Belgium - La TechniqueMarch 01, 2020
QT1995January 22, 2020
Elettro - San Benedetto del Tronto BranchSeptember 09, 2019
Elauma WaagmeesterJuly 23, 2019
DemoMay 07, 2019
ElettrovenetaMarch 07, 2019
North Coast ElectricJanuary 29, 2019
City ElectricApril 25, 2018
Sacchi GroupMarch 07, 2018
Beacon Electrical Sales & SupplyNovember 01, 2016
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Sonepar Revenue Breakdown

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Sonepar revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.0% from Specialties, 11.0% from Safety and Tools, 11.0% from Building Automation and Construction, 15.0% from Lighting, 16.0% from Cables and Wires, 34.0% from Power Distribution, Industrial Controls and Automation and 5.0% from Other

Sonepar revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.1% from Asia-Pacific, 42.7% from Americas and 50.2% from Europe

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Sonepar Online and Social Media Presence

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Sonepar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sonepar founded?

    Sonepar was founded in 1969.

  • Who are Sonepar key executives?

    Sonepar's key executives are Philippe Delpech, Benoît Pédoussaut and Matt Pothecary.

  • How many employees does Sonepar have?

    Sonepar has 46,000 employees.

  • What is Sonepar revenue?

    Latest Sonepar annual revenue is €22.4 b.

  • What is Sonepar revenue per employee?

    Latest Sonepar revenue per employee is €487 k.

  • Who are Sonepar competitors?

    Competitors of Sonepar include CommScope, Foxconn Interconnect Technology and EMCOR Group.

  • Where is Sonepar headquarters?

    Sonepar headquarters is located at 25 Rue d'Astorg, Paris.

  • Where are Sonepar offices?

    Sonepar has offices in Paris, Boulogne-Billancourt, Montrouge, North Charleston and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sonepar have?

    Sonepar has 22 offices.