Martin Brodigan Named Chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas
WEST CALDWELL, NJ—April 27, 2012—Ricoh announced that Martin Brodigan has been named chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas Corp. 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 CEO. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for Ricoh Americas, overseeing all sales and service channels in the United States, Canada and Latin America. He served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Ricoh Americas for two years since 2010, and was president and CEO of Ricoh’s U.S. 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 CEO of Ricoh Americas.
“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.”
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 more than 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2012, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,903 billion yen (approx. $23 billion).