OKI Data Americas Announces Executive Leadership Changes

OKI Data Americas Announces Executive Leadership Changes 
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ  -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/13 --   Oki Data
Americas, Inc. announces the appointment of Masahiko Morioka as
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Mitsuaki Takahara as
Executive Vice President, effective July 21, 2013.  
Morioka currently serves as Deputy President of OKI Data Corporation
headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, where he is responsible for
formulating managerial policies as well as implementing an integrated
global strategy for sales and marketing across 120 regions worldwide.
As President and CEO of OKI Data Americas, Morioka will be
responsible for the vision, strategy and leadership for the company.
In addition to his assumption of the role of President of OKI Data
Americas, he will continue to serve as Deputy President of OKI Data
Corporation. 
Takahara returns to OKI Data Americas as Executive Vice President
(EVP), having previously served as Senior Vice President and Advisor
within the company's Corporate Planning Office from 2006-2010. He
currently serves as Deputy General Manager for Marketing and Sales at
OKI Data Corporation. In his new role as EVP of OKI Data Americas,
Takahara will oversee development of international business
operations in all product areas within the North American and Latin
American markets. He will also serve as Chairman of the
organization's North American Management Committee. 
Morioka joined Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. in 1981, and has held
a number of positions within the company before joining OKI Data in
2009. 
Takahara has been with Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. since 1982.
He, too, has held several positions within the company.  
With this change in leadership, OKI Data Americas' current President
and Chief Executive Officer, Takabumi Asahi, returns to assume a new
post within the Sales and Marketing Division of OKI Data Corporation
in Japan following conclusion of his four year term leading North and
Latin American operations. 
About OKI Data Americas 
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a
subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral
equipment and customized solutions under the OKI® brand, including
digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome
multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal
label printers and POS printers, as well as a full line of options,
accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI® toner ensures
consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes
performance. OKI Data Americas also serves the graphic arts &
production market with the OKI proColorâ„¢ Series. In addition, OKI
offers a full portfolio of products built to optimize managed print
engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to
supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print
solutions that optimize business performance. The company's
innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI
Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and
mechatronics systems; and an approximately $4.9 billion multinational
corporation according to its FY 2012 financial reporting. Keeping its
customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008
certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR® certified products.  
OKI, Reg. OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. ENERGY STAR Reg. T.M. U.S.
EPA. proColor T.M. OKI Data Americas. 
Contact information 
Amy Whilldin
Domus, Inc.
http://www.domusinc.com/  
(215) 772-2162
awhilldin@domusinc.com 
Susan Kirvan
OKI Data Americas
http://www.okidata.com/ 
(856) 222-7258
sue.kirvan@okidata.com
 
 
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