New leadership continues focus on services and growth
West Caldwell, N.J., April 27, 2012 - Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced that Martin Brodigan has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ricoh Americas Corporation effective May 1, 2012. Brodigan will succeed Kevin Togashi, who is taking on a new role within Ricoh Group in Japan.
Brodigan brings over 20 years of experience at Ricoh to his new position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Ricoh Americas Corporation, overseeing all sales and service channels in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Ricoh Americas Corporation for two years since 2010, and was President and CEO of Ricoh's US operations from 2007 to 2010. He has also held assignments in Europe and Canada, and led Ricoh's global services business.
"Martin is a talented leader with a broad base of sales, operations and financial experience to lead Ricoh Americas Corporation going forward. His unwavering commitment to our customers, dealers and our employees, along with his knowledge of the industry and emerging market trends, will be a great asset as he leads this organization to continued success," stated Kevin Togashi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ricoh Americas Corporation.
"I am both honored and excited to lead Ricoh Americas Corporation," said Brodigan. "Today Ricoh has one of the industry's broadest portfolios of products and services, a team of talented and experienced employees and a strong network of dealers. We have a compelling vision for the future and will continue to transform our business model to provide our customers with the integrated services, expertise and technology they need to help manage information and workflow throughout their organizations."
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group, operates in more than 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2012, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,903 billion yen (approx. 23 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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