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OKI Europe appoints new VP Channel and Distribution


Thomas Seeber joins OKI Europe’s senior team to grow channel business

Thomas Seeber

Egham, 28th April 2015 – OKI Systems UK has announced Thomas Seeber has been appointed to the OKI Europe executive management team with immediate effect. Seeber joins the business from Matica Technologies, where he was VP Global Sales, Printer Division. He has also held senior roles with local, global and pan-European responsibilities at Samsung Electronics and Lexmark International.

As part of a wider restructure of its senior leadership team, OKI has brought in Seeber and other additional talent to achieve its strategic business objectives and significant growth targets. The appointment is part of the organisation’s ongoing commitment to deliver business growth in the Office Solutions, Professional Print and Vertical Industry segments.

“We are very pleased to welcome Thomas to the OKI Europe business,” said Terry Kawashima, Managing Director, OKI Europe Ltd. “With his proven track record in channel management, I am confident he will contribute significantly to accelerated success in our crucial channel business.”

In this new, channel-focused role, Seeber will hold responsibility for channel sales and marketing for both hardware and consumables together with distribution across EMEA, contributing to growth strategies at both a distribution and reseller level. He will also work closely with other members of OKI’s senior team to drive synergies across the region and a more co-ordinated approach to market.

“I am delighted to take on this role,” says Seeber. “It is an exciting time to be joining OKI Europe. With the experience I’ve gathered in channel management over many years I’m looking forward to helping deliver a bright future for the business.”

Notes to Editors:

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 1,100 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.

About OKI in Ireland

OKI was established in Ireland in 1990 to provide distribution, service and support for our extensive range of Printers and Multifunction Products (MFP’s) for business. Since then our operations have grown rapidly throughout the island of Ireland along with the evolution in the IT marketplace. We are now a leader in colour technology and business printing solutions, with a fast growing emphasis on total Managed Print Services for the enhancement of our customers’ business productivity. Efficient and friendly customer relations are of central importance and are provided by staff employed between our Dublin headquarters and regional representation in Belfast, Cork, Galway and Kilkenny. Our sales and engineering staff work closely with our key partners to offer integrated IT solutions with maximum customer value.

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