Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd announces the appointment of Russell Palmer as its new Head of IT Services. Russell will oversee the company’s continued growth and ongoing development as an expert provider of comprehensive IT solutions that include Cloud Solutions, Information Management, Intelligent Video Solutions, and Managed IT Services.
Russell joins Konica Minolta with a highly impressive history of building sales teams, culture, and performance for B2B SaaS companies around the world, with prominent roles at organisations such as Microsoft and IBM. Mark Ash, Chief Revenue Officer at Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd, stated, “Russell is exactly the professional we have been looking for to head up our IT Services offering. He has a proven track record of working both within start-ups and some of the largest tech companies in existence, demonstrating a firm understanding of the challenges and opportunities for both large scale providers and the customers that rely upon them.”
Joining Konica Minolta also offers Russell the ideal opportunity to use his professional experience and skillset to enhance the IT Services offering as he commented, “As the move towards cloud services and SaaS increases in volume and pace, businesses and public organisations are looking for partners that can help them make the transition and free them to focus on their core competencies. Konica Minolta is ideally placed as such a partner with the right technology partners and service offerings. My role is to strategically build further success, to nurture Konica Minolta’s winning formula and continue delivering the service and value our customers need and deserve.”
IT Services is a core division of Konica Minolta and a key focus for its operations both in the UK and internationally. Comprising local experts and a vast pool of international specialists, Konica Minolta is capable of delivering multi-disciplinary professional resources that provide the best solutions, whilst offering a localised professional and friendly service. Customers benefit from reduced costs, greater efficiency, improved agility, and rapid scalability, without sacrificing resilience and security.
A Microsoft Global Managed Partner, Konica Minolta’s range of flexible and expertly managed IT solutions and services are designed to support businesses in the age of digital working. As a trusted partner, it works with businesses and organisations of all types and sizes (from the smallest SMB to international enterprises) to transform how they work, digitising business processes and providing the IT infrastructure needed for essential digital transformation. By helping customers to increase operational efficiency and agility, whilst at the same time reducing IT complexity and optimising IT spend, these solutions and services help to create and shape the right working environment for today and the future.
About Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd
Konica Minolta is a market-leading Smart Data and Digital IT Services company that builds and transforms digital business operations, workplaces, and IT infrastructures to meet the changing needs of customers of all sizes, across departments and industry sectors – both private and public sectors.
A broad portfolio of solutions and services include IT Infrastructures, Managed IT Services & Support, Process Digitisation and Automation, Digital Print, and Intelligent Video Solutions, as well Outsourced helpdesks and service desks for both front & back-office tasks.
Konica Minolta combines world-class technology partnerships with end-to-end expert operations and processes – from design to support, to transition 10,000 UK customers and partners to the future of work and our vision of an “Intelligent Connected Workplace”.
The company has won awards for its social contribution and is committed to workplace wellbeing, achieving its Sustainable Development Goals throughout the business and wider supply chain. Konica Minolta is listed among the ‘2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ and has received the highest level in EcoVadis Sustainability Ratings.
Part of the global Konica Minolta Group, Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd is headquartered in Basildon, Essex with 10 regional offices across the UK, employing over 750 people.