Ricoh Americas Corporation Announces Organizational Changes
WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Americas Corporation
announced today a restructuring which is designed to flatten the
organizational structure, improve communications and enable the company to
be more cohesive and responsive in the future.
The first of these changes is the elimination of the position of Chief
Operating Office of Ricoh U.S., a division of Ricoh Americas Corporation.
With this change, Thomas Salierno has left the company and Nori Goto the
current Chief Executive Officer of Ricoh U.S. will also assume the title of
President and CEO, Ricoh U.S.
Second, Martin Brodigan, currently President of Ricoh Canada, becomes
the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Ricoh U.S. with overall responsibility
for Ricoh U.S. Finance and Accounting, Customer Administration, Ricoh
Financial Services and IT. In this new role Brodigan will report to Nori
Lastly, the Direct Marketing and Indirect Marketing groups of Ricoh
U.S. will consolidate into one group headed by Senior Vice President Hugh
Urabe reporting to Nori Goto. Urabe will continue to lead the Corporate
Marketing Group reporting to Chairman and CEO Sam Ichioka.
The restructuring of Ricoh Americas Corporation has been designed to
flatten the organizational structure, eliminate certain redundancies and
enable the organization to be more cohesive and responsive in the future.
These organizational changes will eliminate redundancies and position
the company for future growth.
About Ricoh Americas Corporation
Ricoh Americas Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a
subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 71-year-old leading supplier of
office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2006 sales in
excess of $17 billion, a 8.4 percent increase over the previous year.
Ricoh Americas Corporation is a leading provider of document solutions.
Ricoh's fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses
share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to
control the input, management and output of documents.
Ricoh Americas Corporation directly or through its network of
authorized dealers markets and distributes products in North, Central and
Information about Ricoh's complete range of products and services can
be accessed on the World Wide Web at http://www.ricoh-usa.com.
CONTACT: Russell Marchetta
Ricoh Americas Corporation