Konica Minolta appoints leading industrial print experts to spearhead business growth

| 13 December 2018

Konica Minolta appoints leading industrial print experts to spearhead business growth

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Limited has appointed four leading industrial inkjet print industry experts to lead the business into the future, bring unrivalled experience and insight to customers’ challenges, and help them capitalise on digital inkjet and toner print innovation.

Collectively combining some 90 years’ market experience, Jon Pritchard, Grahame Megilley, Steve Lakin, and David Evans bring an unrivalled calibre of vision, insight, and knowledge to Konica Minolta’s extensive customer base, enabling them to innovate new digital services at lower cost and take advantage of the latest opportunities in packaging and commercial print.

This new team is also focused on ensuring every member of staff in Konica Minolta’s Industrial Print Business Unit is equipped with the skills, processes, and data to collaborate quickly, consistently meet customers’ needs, and adapt readily to change.

“I am immensely proud to lead this highly experienced team of print professionals and help Konica Minolta customers enter a new era of digital innovation, says Jon Pritchard, Industrial Print Business Unit Leader, Konica Minolta. “This wealth of talent, in tandem with the Company’s leading-edge portfolio of industrial printing solutions, will enable customers to capitalise on the latest innovations, lower their cost of operation, and move ahead of their competitors. This is an exciting time of change in the industrial printing market – and Konica Minolta is uniquely poised to lead that change.”

The appointments in detail are:

Jon Pritchard leads the Konica Minolta Industrial Print Business Unit.

Grahame Megilley and Dave Evans will be responsible for the growth of inkjet sheet-fed press sales across the country, including the AccurioJet KM-1 cymk led b2+ and the SRA3, up to B1 MGI digital spot varnish and hot foil embellishment presses.

Steve Lakin has sole responsibility to drive web-based industrial print solutions across the UK with the Accurio 190 digital label press, MGI 3DW spot varnish and hot foil label embellishment press.

For further information, please contact:

Keith Hau 
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd 
Phone: +44 (0)7714221751

Email: press@konicaminolta.co.uk

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe


Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. Konica Minolta enables its clients to champion the digital era: with its unique imaging expertise and data processing capabilities, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society. As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with workflow automation. The company further offers its customers solutions and managed services in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments. With regard to its office printing solutions, "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment" stated that Konica Minolta is "recognised globally as a leader in print transformation". As a strong partner for the professional printing market, Konica Minolta offers business consulting, state-of-the-art technology and software and has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource). Its Business Innovation Centre in London and four R & D laboratories in Europe enable Konica Minolta to bring innovation forward by collaborating with its customers as well as academic, industrial and entrepreneurial partners. For its innovative service approach that complements their devices perfectly, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘"Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award for Serviceability and Support 2020/2021" by Keypoint Intelligence. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With approximately 10,000 employees (as of April 2020), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over 2.34 billion in financial year 2019/2020.


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