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Chief Executive Officer - Ricoh Europe and Corporate Vice President - Ricoh
Ricoh Europe Board Member
David is the Chief Executive Officer at Ricoh Europe and Chairman of the Board. He is responsible for the overall performance and strategic direction of Ricoh subsidiaries across Europe, Middle East and Africa. He joined the Ricoh Group in 2008, having held several senior roles within the industry, including President of European operations at IKON. He then became the Managing Director of Ricoh UK, before joining the Ricoh Europe Board as Executive Vice President, and then Chief Operating Officer. He became CEO of Ricoh Europe and Corporate Vice President of Ricoh Company, Ltd in April 2014. David holds a BA (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Hull. He lives with his wife in Oxted, Surrey in the UK. He has two sons and one granddaughter.
Chief Operating Officer - Ricoh Europe
Ricoh Europe Board Member
Nicola is the Chief Operating Officer at Ricoh Europe and member of the Board. She is responsible for the company’s operations with all Ricoh subsidiaries across Europe, Middle East and Africa reporting to her. Nicola previously held the role of Chief Financial Officer at Ricoh Europe; where she was responsible for all support functions across Ricoh EMEA, including Finance, IT, Legal, Tax, Treasury, Procurement, Process Governance, Ricoh’s EMEA Shared Service Centres and Ricoh Capital, the EMEA captive leasing business. Nicola joined the Ricoh group in 2005 and was previously at Tesco Stores Plc where she was responsible for advising on legal issues arising from IT procurement. Prior to that, Nicola worked at Berwin Leighton Paisner as an IT lawyer. Nicola holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from University College London and is a qualified solicitor. She currently lives in St Albans, UK, with her husband and son.
Chief Financial Officer - Ricoh Europe
Ricoh Europe Board Member
Tim is the Chief Financial Officer at Ricoh Europe and member of the Board. He is responsible for Finance, Tax, Treasury and Ricoh Capital, the EMEA leasing business. Tim joined Ricoh in September 2016 having previously held senior finance positions at two FTSE 100 listed companies (Informa Plc and Whitbread Plc). Prior to that, he spent 13 years in audit practice, with 10 years at KPMG. Tim qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Baker Tilly. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Mathematics from the University of Reading. Tim’s hobbies include football and golf. He lives with his wife in the Chilterns.
General Manager, Commercial Printing and Industrial Printing Business Groups - Ricoh
Ricoh Europe Board Member
Peter is a member of the Ricoh Europe Board and heads up Ricoh’s global Commercial and Industrial Printing business. He is responsible for Ricoh’s long-term strategy to become a leader in the Commercial and Industrial Printing market. In 2009, he established the European Production Printing Business Group (now part of the Commercial and Industrial Printing business) and launched Ricoh’s European Production Printing Innovation Centre. Peter’s current focus is building the Ricoh brand in the corporate and commercial printing markets, as well as developing the production printing sales and support infrastructure across all European operations. In addition, Peter is responsible for Ricoh’s Additive Manufacturing strategy in the EMEA region, the Business Process Services, and Service and Annuity lines of business, and the European Technology Centre, which brings customer-driven innovation to Ricoh both regionally and globally. Peter was formerly CEO of Infotec Europe where he was responsible for European operations across all business units. Prior to joining Infotec (previously Danka) in 2001, he held a number of senior management positions at Anacomp, Inc., a publicly held imaging solutions and service company based in San Diego, USA. In the role of Executive Vice President at Anacomp Europe, he led the company’s transition from a hardware, supplies and maintenance provider, to a document service-based business. Peter was born in Liverpool (UK), and holds a PhD in Physics, specialising in soft ferromagnetic alloys, from Sheffield University (UK). In his spare time he enjoys watching Liverpool FC, jogging, golf, skiing and sailing.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services - Ricoh Europe
Tina is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Services at Ricoh Europe. She is responsible for the company’s business support functions across 23 Ricoh subsidiaries in the EMEA region. Her remit includes IT, shared services, process governance, legal and procurement, as well as responsibility for strategic areas such as pensions and facilities at the Ricoh Europe Head Office. She holds positions on a number of Boards across the Ricoh Group. Tina joined the Ricoh Group in 2006 as a lawyer before being promoted to Regional Legal Director, Group Legal Director and most recently Vice President EMEA Legal. Prior to Ricoh she was a commercial lawyer for British Airways. Tina holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from King’s College, University of London and is also an alumni of the University of Cambridge. She currently resides in North London, where she lives with her husband and two sons.
Vice President and General Manager, Business Process Services - Ricoh Europe
Edward Gower-Isaac joined Ricoh Europe in November 2014 as Vice President and General Manager, Business Process Services (BPS). He is responsible for further developing Ricoh’s customer-centric BPS solutions to support paper to digital migration and optimise document-intensive business processes. He has more than 20 years' experience in the technology and outsourcing industries. Edward is based in the UK out of Ricoh Europe’s London office.
Vice President and General Manager, Software and European Programme Management - Ricoh Europe
Mike leads Ricoh’s European Software and Programme Management functions. He is responsible for developing and delivering the Ricoh Europe’s strategy for Office Print software. Additionally, he is also leads the European Programme Management Office for managing the delivery of programmes / projects to Ricoh’s Major Account Customers.
Mike’s career has been focused on helping organisations in all major industry sectors to improve their business processes and operations. Prior to joining Ricoh, he worked for a major UK shipbuilding and engineering company and later with service providers and solutions integrators. Mike is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered IT Professional and Fellow of the British Computer Society.
Mike has worked in IT and solutions for more than 30 years.
Eef de Ridder
Vice President of Commercial and Industrial Printing Group - Ricoh Europe
Eef is the Vice President of Commercial and Industrial Printing Group for Ricoh Europe. He is responsible for all Ricoh production printing solutions sold in the Graphic Arts and Corporate/Enterprise market.
Eef joined Ricoh in 2008 as Vice President Commercial Print Industry and was responsible for the development and operational implementation of the sales and marketing strategy of the Ricoh Commercial Printing portfolio in the Graphic Arts market in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to that he ran Knighthood, his own sales and marketing consultancy company, which he established after more than 20 years with Xerox. For Xerox he held a number of national and international (senior) management positions primarily in sales and marketing.
Eef is a graduate of Inholland University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands and currently resides in Amsterdam.
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