IRVINE, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2013)— Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. (http://business.toshiba.com), a leading managed print services (MPS) provider and business printing solutions innovator, recognized eight of its top-performing dealers and international distributors during the company’s annual sales conference – LEAD 2013 – recently in Orlando.
The awards ceremony culminated with the naming of Frank Grasso, chief executive officer of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based TGI Office Automationas Toshiba’s 2012 Dealer of the Year. Toshiba’s top Northeast region revenue-producing dealer since 2010, TGI Office Automation has achieved double digit revenue growth in each of the last five years. Frank Grasso is the second generation leader of the company having assumed the helm from his father, Tony Grasso in 1999.
The longtime office equipment provider – on the verge of celebrating its 50th anniversary next year – and Toshiba dealer since 2007 is also the official office equipment provider of Barclay’s Center and the Brooklyn Nets. TGI Office Automation boasts nine offices with locations in Florida, New Jersey as well as New York.
Toshiba’s Dealer of the Year Award honors a dealer that best represents continued sales success, technical service expertise and outstanding customer service and satisfaction throughout the previous year.
The following are Toshiba’s 2012 award winners, which were based entirely on performance:
§ Most Color Systems Sales: Oscar Britten, Beanfield International, Ltd., Aruba;
§ Top Sales Growth: RenÉ Torres/ Eduardo Torres, Imagen Electronica S.A., Honduras;
§ International Dealer of the Year: Rodolfo Paskvan, Ranko, S.A., Argentina;
§ Eastern Region: Tom Cunningham and Gary Sockel, Nauticon Imaging Systems; Gaithersburg, Md.;
§ Southern Region: Jack Stargel, Stargel Office Solutions, Houston, Texas;
§ Midwest Region: Dave Wilson and Mike Golinvaux, Document & Network Technologies, Inc.; Saint Louis, Mo.;
§ Western Region: Gary Johnson, Zoom Imaging Solutions, Sacramento, Calif.
“I am elated to award these truly outstanding sales professionals as they have all set the standard for excellence in 2012,” said Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. Vice President of Sales Americas, Larry White. “While we clearly recognize these individuals for their exceptional performance, I also want to thank our entire independent dealer channel for their impressive efforts. Toshiba is fortunate to have such a deep and talented dealer channel.”
About Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., (TABS) is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the world’s eighth-largest electronics/electrical equipment company. TABS is a leading managed document services (MDS) provider with experts that help organizations take control of document security, workflow and print environments. With the award-winning Encompass™ managed print services (MPS) program, e-STUDIO™ line of multifunction printers (MFPs), toner products and retail information/thermal printing systems, TABS is leading the way for businesses to print smarter, work safer and conserve resources. For more information on Toshiba solutions and services available in the United States and Latin America, please visit www.business.toshiba.com.