Names Takao Hiramoto President of OKI Data
OKI Data Corporation, an OKI Group company specializing in the printer business, today announced the appointment of Takao Hiramoto, currently Deputy President, as President for OKI Data, effective January 1, 2012. Harushige Sugimoto, currently President, will assume the position of Director.
In a statement regarding his appointment as President of OKI Data, Hiramoto said, "As a company that developed the world's first printer using LEDs as the light source, OKI Data will return to its origin with ‘Enterprising Spirit'. I am looking forward to the exciting times ahead, for us as well as our partners, as we challenge and act courageously with foresight and fortitude by enforcing global sales and production capabilities, ranging from key components to final products. Moreover, OKI's reputation for high-quality and robust products brought by our unique LED technology, will provide the ideal springboard for OKI Data to play an increasingly important role within the OKI Group."
Hiramoto will be responsible for the vision, strategy, and leadership for OKI Data. He will lead the profitable growth of the company by providing insight, guidance and expertise based on his experience within the technology industry.