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OKI Europe appoints new General Manager for Middle East, India and Africa


Mathias Militzer joins OKI Europe’s senior team to grow business in crucial regions

Dubai, 12 April 2016    OKI Europe Ltd has announced the appointment of Mathias Militzer to the role of General Manager for the Middle East, India and Africa with immediate effect. Militzer joins the business from Lexmark International, where he was General Manager for the Middle East and Africa. He has also held senior roles at Sharp Electronics and Mars Inc. 
OKI has brought in Militzer 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 development in the Office Solutions, Professional Print and Vertical Industry segments across the globe. 
“We are very pleased to welcome Mathias to the OKI Europe business,” said Terry Kawashima, Managing Director, OKI Europe Ltd. “With his proven track record in management, I am confident he will contribute significantly to accelerated success within these crucial regions.”
In his new role as General Manager, Militzer will hold responsibility for all aspects of the business, including executing growth strategies at both a distribution and reseller level. He will also work closely with other team members to achieve profitable and sustainable expansion and significantly improve OKI’s market share in the Middle East, India and Africa.
“I am very keen to be taking on this role,” says Militzer. “It is an exciting time to be joining OKI Europe. With the experience I’ve gathered over the years through management roles within the Middle East and Africa, I’m looking forward to helping the business with our partners and customers to advance in these very important regions.”

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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.

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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.

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