Ricoh Americas Corporation Announces Organizational Changes18 Oct, 2007
Ricoh Americas Corporation Announces Organizational Changes
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Ricoh Americas Corporation announced today a restructuring which is designed to flatten the organizational structure, improve communications and enable the company to be more cohesive and responsive in the future.
The first of these changes is the elimination of the position of Chief Operating Office of Ricoh U.S., a division of Ricoh Americas Corporation. With this change, Thomas Salierno has left the company and Nori Goto the current Chief Executive Officer of Ricoh U.S. will also assume the title of President and CEO, Ricoh U.S.
Second, Martin Brodigan, currently President of Ricoh Canada, becomes the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Ricoh U.S. with overall responsibility for Ricoh U.S. Finance and Accounting, Customer Administration, Ricoh Financial Services and IT. In this new role Brodigan will report to Nori Goto.
Lastly, the Direct Marketing and Indirect Marketing groups of Ricoh U.S. will consolidate into one group headed by Senior Vice President Hugh Urabe reporting to Nori Goto. Urabe will continue to lead the Corporate Marketing Group reporting to Chairman and CEO Sam Ichioka.
The restructuring of Ricoh Americas Corporation has been designed to flatten the organizational structure, eliminate certain redundancies and enable the organization to be more cohesive and responsive in the future.
These organizational changes will eliminate redundancies and position the
company for future growth.