Konica Minolta U.S.A. announces key organizational changes

Mark Bradford.
Mark Bradford.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.’s high-level executive changes effective April 1, 2017 “will further move the company into the next key stage of its business transformation strategy and ensure that the implementation of next-generation enterprise planning systems are aligned with the company’s multiple business domains,” said the OEM.

Mark Bradford, who currently leads the direct channel organization, will now oversee the company’s new initiative, the Unified System and Services (USS) project as Senior Vice President of Business Transformation and Planning.

Terry Dixon.
Terry Dixon.

The company is building a unified, state-of-the-art platform to support its rapidly growing solutions and services businesses to provide operational efficiency and enhanced services for its customers. Leveraging his 32 years of experience and expertise within the direct sales organization, Bradford will guide the business and technology integration to improve the company’s award-winning customer experience. Terry Dixon, new to the company, will now be responsible for leading the direct sales organization as President, Direct Channel.  Most recently he served as President of LMI Solutions. Prior to his position at LMI, Dixon was the Executive Vice President at Global Imaging Systems, where he led the company’s sales and marketing efforts throughout the U.S. He’ll be instrumental in transforming the Konica Minolta sales organization to deliver a multitude of managed services to customers.

Rick Taylor.
Rick Taylor.

In announcing these changes, Rick Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer at Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., added: “I believe that these executive changes will lead the company to strengthen our competitive position as we pursue new opportunities. We’re making meaningful and strategic changes with key personnel, to better position us for future growth.”

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