LONDON, HANNOVER, 10-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe today announced it has appointed Niculae Cantuniar as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Ricoh Germany. Mr Cantuniar will lead Ricoh’s operations in Germany, reporting to David Mills, CEO Ricoh Europe.
“I am delighted Niculae has joined us as CEO of Ricoh Germany”, said David Mills, CEO, Ricoh Europe. “This is a strategically important market for Ricoh and we have made significant investments in recent years to help develop our capabilities and respond to changing customer needs. Niculae has extensive industry and multinational experience that will help us bring renewed customer focus and agility to our operation in Germany. He possesses an agile, energetic and customer-centric approach to business, as well as a strong track record in customer satisfaction and employee motivation.”
Mr Cantuniar has over 25 years’ experience in sales and marketing, profit and loss management and building teams across borders. His areas of expertise include managed services, computer hardware & software and professional services.
He has run operations at Xerox Corporations, Sun Microsystems and Dell, as well as profit and loss up to 500 million USD. He has also held senior roles at Lexmark International, Cable & Wireless Worldwide and Colt Telecom.
Niculae is fluent in five languages including German, English, French, Italian and Romanian. He also speaks conversational Spanish. Niculae holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from ETHZ (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) and an MBA from INSEAD. He is also a winner of several Presidents and Chairman awards.
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2015, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,231 billion yen (approx. 18.5 billion USD).
The majority of the company’s revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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