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OKI Europe appoints new Business Operations Director for the Middle East and Africa

14/09/2016


Mark Thompson joins OKI Europe’s team to develop the distribution channels in crucial regions

Dubai, 14 September 2016 – Dubai, 14 September 2016 – OKI Europe Ltd appointed Mark Thompson as the Business Operations Director for OKI Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, Mark will be responsible for the business operations and logistics to overall enhance OKI’s distribution model across MEA with an immediate focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.
 
Mark joins from Lexmark, where he has had various managerial roles since 2008. He was responsible there for the Channel, Enterprise, Annuity Business and Distribution for MENA region. “We are glad to have Mark as part of our team.” said Mathias Militzer, Vice President (META). “With Mark’s 16 years of experience and expertise in printing industry and a wide knowledge of
OKI’s printers, we are well assured Mark will be able to harness his extensive knowledge to contribute significantly to growing our business within these regions.”
 
"I am excited to be part of OKI’s team at a time when OKI Middle East is on a strong growth path. Our focus is to develop the distribution channels in the region and allow the brand to be more accessible to our customers. I look forward to working with the entire Middle East team to achieve this," says Thompson.

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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-definition, 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 1,000 people in 21 locations (sales offices and production sites) and is represented in 60 countries throughout the EMEA region.
 
Visit www.oki.com/eu/printing for further information.
 
OKI Data Corporation is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd., established in 1881 and Japan’s first telecommunications manufacturer.
 
OKI Middle East, India & Africa is a branch office of OKI Europe and is based in Dubai Airport Free Zone. 
Visit www.okime.ae for further information.

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