OKI Europe has announced a series of new senior appointments to lead the technology company as it adapts to changing market needs.
Marzio Gobbato has been appointed Deputy Managing Director, reporting to Dennie Kawahara, who continues as Managing Director. Gobbato brings in-depth knowledge of the print industry to his new role, having held a series of senior positions within the print industry including Samsung and HP, across a wide variety of geographies, most recently Regional Vice President for OKI Europe’s South Region.
Chiharu Asai, formerly Marketing Director, becomes Vice President Corporate Planning which includes general administration, business control, legal and compliance and HR management. Susumu Miura is appointed Vice President Operations and Special Projects, having previously been Vice President Corporate Planning. Koichiro (Ken) Fukano, previously Vice President, Operations for OKI Europe, is appointed Vice President Marketing and Supply Chain Management. Shu Watanabe is appointed Vice President Industry Print, from his previous role as Head of Wide Format Business Unit.
Kawahara said: “The breadth of experience and wide-ranging expertise of the new management team will help align the organisation and place us in a strong position to meet all the challenges of a fast-changing market.”