New Jersey-based supplier of office automation equipment and electronics Ricoh Americas has announced organizational changes to increase efficiency and responsiveness for future growth.
From January 2008, Norihisa Nori Goto will be the chairman and chief executive of Ricoh Americas, while Martin Brodigan will be the chief financial officer.
The company said that Kyoji Ken Tokuhiro will lead the strategy and planning office, while Kiyohshi Kiyo Shimizu will be the senior vice president of channel development strategy and Yoshimi Kobayashi will be the senior vice president of corporate marketing.
Glenn Laverty will be the president of the Canadian operations, while Hideaki Hugh Urabe will be the president of Latin American operations.
Ricoh also said that Susumu Sam Ichioka, Kuni Minakawa and Sam Hosoe will assume new roles at the parent company in Japan.
Mr Goto is currently the vice chairman of the Ricoh Americas Corporation and president and chief executive of Ricoh US. After the organizational changes are made, he will continue his responsibilities at Ricoh US along with the new position. Mr Brodigan is the former president of Canadian operations and in his new profile, he will consolidate the US and Latin American chief financial officer roles into one position.
Source: ComputerWire daily updates