Martin Brodigan Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ricoh Americas Corporation
04/27/2012New 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."