Kyocera Mita Promotes Pietrunti to CEO23 May, 2007
Kyocera Mita Promotes Pietrunti to CEO
FAIRFIELD, NJ - Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, today announced that the board of directors of Kyocera Mita Corporation, has appointed Michael Pietrunti as CEO of Kyocera Mita America, effective immediately. Under this role, Pietrunti, who has served as president of Kyocera Mita America’s US based company, will now direct business strategies and operations for Kyocera Mita companies in Canada, Mexico and Brazil. In Japan, Kyocera Mita Corporation also appointed Pietrunti to the position of Executive Officer, a significant promotion for the head of the New Jersey-based subsidiary.
Since joining the company in 2003 Pietrunti has set forth aggressive business goals, outlining plans for Kyocera Mita America to be a $1 billion company. Since that time Kyocera Mita America has realized significant sales and profit growth as well as, significantly growing its’ brand awareness in the US market. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007, Kyocera Mita America reported Its’ fifth consecutive year of revenue growth and profit growth while increasing printer and MFP unit sales on a double-digit pace versus the previous year.
“I am honored to be leading Kyocera Mita America and its people through such a tremendous period of opportunity and growth,” said Pietrunti. “We have the industry’s most reliable, easy-to-use technology - and that will continue to set us apart in this competitive market. Likewise, I am honored the management board of our parent company in Japan has named me as an executive officer. I am confident that our vision for success, the passion of our people, our market leading products and our commitment to the environment will continue to showcase Kyocera Mita America as a world-class technology leader, and the type of company end users want to do business with.”
Pietrunti has more than 26 years of industry experience, and has held several key management positions Kyocera Mita America as well as with other industry leaders.