News Release

 

Notification of personnel change of Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Ricoh Company, Ltd. announces a personnel change of Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer as approved by the Meeting of the Board of Directors held today, February 22, 2013.

 

1. Background of the change
  Since Mr. Kondo became president of Ricoh in 2007, the company, under his leadership, has been fully engaged in creating customer value through expanding its business domain from office equipment to production printing and other new businesses including MDS and IT Services, while actively globalizing through strategic acquisitions. At the same time, Ricoh was adversely affected by a series of major events such as the global financial crisis in 2008, the March 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan and the floods in Thailand the same year. Even under such extreme circumstances, the Ricoh Group pursued vigorous measures including extensive structural reforms to reinvigorate the business. In the spirit of these initiatives and to further bolster the business and reinforce the earnings structure, the company is announcing a series of changes at the top.

 

2. Content of the decision
  Personnel change of Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Name New Current
Mr. Shiro Kondo Representative Director
Chairman
Representative Director
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Zenji Miura Representative Director
President and Chief Executive Officer
Representative Director
Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Masamitsu Sakurai will resign as Chairman of the board and will be appointed as Executive Adviser as of April 1, 2013.

3. Profile
 
Name: Zenji Miura
Place of Birth: Aomori (Japan)
Date of Birth: 5th January, 1950
Education: Graduated from Sophia University
(Graduate School of Economics)
Career:
Apr. 1976   Joined the Company
Jan. 1993 President of Ricoh France S.A.
Oct. 2000 Senior Vice President
Oct. 2000 General Manager of Finance and Accounting
Division
June 2003 Executive Vice President
June 2004 Managing Director
June 2005 Director
June 2005 Corporate Executive Vice President
June 2005 CFO (Chief Financial Officer) (Current)
Apr. 2006 General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
Apr. 2011 Representative Director (Current)
Apr. 2011 Deputy President (Current)
Apr. 2012 Representative Director, Chairman of
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Co., Ltd. (Current)
Apr. 2012 Chairman and CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of
Ricoh Americas Holdings, Inc. (Current)
May 2012 General Manager of Americas Marketing Group (Current)

4. Effective Date
April 1, 2013

 

Mr. Zenji Miura

Related Subject   Corporate

 

| About Ricoh |
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,924 billion yen (approx. 20 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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