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Chief Executive Officer - Ricoh Europe
David Mills is Chief Executive Officer, Ricoh Europe. David is responsible for the strategic direction of the company as well as the operations of Ricoh’s 20 operating companies across EMEA, marketing operations and the supply chain. He joined the Ricoh Group in 2008, having already held several senior roles in our 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 COO. He became CEO of Ricoh Europe in April 2014.
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President - Ricoh Europe
Nicola Downing is Chief Financial Officer and a member of the European executive board for Ricoh Europe Plc. She has responsibility 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.
Chief Operating Officer - Ricoh Europe
Enrique is a member of the Ricoh Europe Board and is responsible for the company’s operations and Supply Chain. Within his role as Chief Operating Officer, a total of 23 Ricoh subsidiaries across Europe report to him.
Enrique has worked for Ricoh for over 23 years and has held a number of senior positions across the company, including those at Director and Chief Executive Officer level for various geographies. A well-respected and highly valued leader of the business, Enrique has led offices in France and Spain simultaneously.
Foremost, he is an innovator with an impressive track record of excellence in execution and talent development. He has extensive knowledge and a deep understanding of what drives value with small, medium and large organisations, as well as strategic accounts and partner channels.
Enrique possesses a strong appetite for innovation as well as a multicultural background. He has advanced language capabilities and is a seasoned presenter at international conferences.
Enrique is an Electrical Engineering graduate with an MBA and has completed a General Management Program. He has studied in a number of countries, including the USA and his native Spain.
Vice President, Production Printing Business Group - Ricoh Europe
After leading the solutions endeavour of Ricoh Production Printing for several years, Benoit Chatelard now heads the Production Printing Business Group in Europe.
He was previously Senior Vice President and General Manager, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), InfoPrint Solutions, a Ricoh company, promoted from General Manager Asia Pacific in Singapore.
Prior to Ricoh, Benoit worked at IBM for 21 years predominantly in sales roles, starting in his native France.
Vice President, Corporate Marketing, CSR & Environment - Ricoh Europe
Javier works with leading global agencies to deliver pan-European branding, sponsorship, digital and public relations strategies across EMEA.
He has more than 20 years’ international marketing experience covering multiple industries, markets and distribution models. He has successfully lead direct and cross-functional marketing teams in various roles during times of change, including company growth, transformation, re-positioning and M&As.
Primarily, Javier is a creative thinker and strategist with a proven international track record in creating and leading marketing strategies that contribute to the top line.
Prior to joining Ricoh Europe in 2008, he was International Brand Director for Genworth Financial, a $110 billion leading insurance holding company in the United States and formerly a division of General Electric. Javier was responsible for launching the Genworth Financial brand in new markets outside the US including South-America and Asia Pacific.
He is a truly international marketer having studied and worked in Sweden, Germany, America, the UK, as well as his native Spain.
Javier has been profiled and contributed to a number of articles in the marketing press, the most recent of which being Digital Marketing Magazine.
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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.
General Manager and Vice President, European Technology Centre - Ricoh Europe
Mike leads Ricoh’s European Technology Centre, one of five regional centres formed by Ricoh to enable greater customer engagement and input into Ricoh’s services and solutions. He is also a member of Ricoh’s Global Managed Document Services leadership team, responsible for the development of Ricoh’s Global Solutions and Technology standards and capability.
With Ricoh for ten years, Mike has worked in IT and solutions for more than 27 years.
Executive Vice President - Ricoh Europe
Peter is a member of the Ricoh Europe Board, responsible for multiple lines of business including the Production Printing Business Group, Additive Manufacturing, Service and Annuity, Business Process Services and the European Technology Centre.
In this role, Peter drives Ricoh Europe’s long-term strategy to become a leader in the production printing market. In 2009, he established the European Production Printing Business Group headquarters in London 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.
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.
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