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OKI Europe appoints new Vice President, Human Resources

21/02/2017


HR strategist Keren Chapman joins OKI Europe’s senior team

Keren Chapman, VP Human Resources

Egham, 21 February, 2017 – OKI Europe Ltd has appointed Keren Chapman as Vice President, Human Resources, to be responsible for the development and implementation of all HR strategy across the company. In this role she will oversee all people-related functions within the organisation, including employee relations and communications, HR policy and processes, performance management, talent management and acquisition and compensation and benefits.


Chapman joined OKI Europe from INC Research where she worked as Senior Director, HR since 2012. Before this she held several key HR positions in a variety of sectors at both a strategic and operational level. She has also led many critical and successful HR initiatives globally. During this time she built her expertise in strategy, staffing, employee relations, re-engineering and organisational and leadership development.


“Keren is a most welcome and valuable addition to the senior management team at OKI Europe,” said Terry Kawashima, Managing Director, OKI Europe Ltd. “Her experience and leadership will enable us to further nurture the considerable talent already within the organisation and ensure we can add the right skills for further growth and success.”


“I am very pleased to be working with OKI Europe,” says Chapman. “It is an exciting time for the industry – and I am looking forward to playing a part in helping OKI meet the challenges ahead and realise their vision for the future.”

About OKI Europe

OKI Europe Ltd is a division of OKI Data Corporation, a global business-to-business brand dedicated to creating cost effective, professional in-house printers, applications and services which are designed to increase the efficiency of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses.


The company is well-established as one of Europe’s leading printer brands, in terms of value and units shipped. For over 60 years OKI Europe has been delivering advanced printing solutions worldwide, introducing ground-breaking technologies that support the needs of businesses large and small. Our pioneering development of digital LED printing technology has placed OKI at the forefront of the market in delivering high-definintion, eco-friendly printing devices.


In addition to a vast portfolio of award-winning printers and MFPs, OKI offers a range of services to help optimise print and document workflows. This, together with an integrated suite of software technologies and tools, can help businesses take control of their print and document costs in a secure environment, whether office based, mobile or in the cloud.


Today OKI Europe employs approximately 1,100 people in 21 locations (sales offices and production sites) and is represented in 60 countries throughout the EMEA region.

OKI Data Corporation is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd., established in 1881 and Japan’s first telecommunications manufacturer.

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