RICOH IMAGING EUROPE S.A.S. are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yutaka TAKADA as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Takada succeeds Mr. Hiroshi Onoda, who held the Managing Director position from July 1st, 2014 and will return to Japan. We would like to thank Mr. Onoda for his dedicated service to Ricoh Imaging Europe S.A.S.
Mr. Takada previously held the position of General Manager, Global Sales & Marketing Division at Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. in Japan and will now join the European headquarter in Rungis, France. Mr. Takada explains: “Many photography fans are enthusiastic about both Ricoh and Pentax branded products in Europe. As a manufacturer of high technological and innovative imaging products and services, we must dedicate our spirit, innovation and teamwork to providing excellence and customer centric focus. To do so we are leading the Company through digital transformation while providing premium experiences for businesses and consumers.”
Having held various positions in Europe previously with a particular emphasis on Sales Management, among others at Ricoh International B.V. – German Branch in Düsseldorf from 2008 to 2013 and Ricoh Imaging Europe S.A.S. in Rungis, France from 2013 to 2015, Mr. Takada brings more than 20 years of experience to his new position and a strong commitment to the Imaging Industry.
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