Andy Berry appointed Managing Director of Ricoh Australia
SYDNEY, 17 February 2017 - Ricoh, a workplace technology provider today announced the appointment of Andy Berry as Managing Director of Ricoh Australia, based in Sydney. In this role, Berry will be responsible for driving Ricoh’s transformational strategy and ensuring Ricoh’s operations are aligned with the global strategy in the Australian market.
Berry joins Ricoh Australia with more than 25 years’ experience in the information technology sector within organisations including Fuji Xerox and Xerox Europe where he led both the print hardware and software business as well as Business Process Outsourcing divisions. He ended his time at Fuji Xerox Australia as Chief Customer Officer and also held positions as an Executive Director, as Head of Sales, Marketing and Professional Services and Head of Global Services.
Berry was most recently Managing Principal of Trivium Solutions and Principal Consultant with Second Road. Applying a contemporary design thinking approach to big questions of strategy, he worked with Australian blue chip business leaders and small company owners to help them choose where to play and how to win, with a particular focus on enterprise strategy, go-to-market approach, cultural transformation and leadership effectiveness.
Kazuhisa Goto, Managing Director of Ricoh Asia Pacific said, “Andy Berry joins Ricoh at a pivotal time in Australia’s business transformation. As an accomplished whole of business leader he brings domain expertise and a proven track record of leading change while achieving solid growth. Berry’s ability to lead with a clear vision backed by a unified team has made him the success he is today; his deep knowledge of global services and market trends will be integral in driving Ricoh forward in this age of the customer. At the same time, his energetic and results driven style combined with his customer centric approach will strengthen Ricoh’s transformational journey. “
Ricoh helps customers improve their work life by offering smart workplace technologies that create a positive change.
“The traditional print market continues to offer a significant opportunity for Ricoh and when coupled with a comprehensive set of workplace solutions and services across Information Technology Services, Print and Document Management we are enabling customers to change their traditional ways of working,” said Berry. “I admire the Ricoh approach to understanding the changing needs of its customers and how it then applies innovation. At the same time, the company balances the strength of its global scale with belief in the local team and the importance of their enduring relationships with customers, channels and partners. I am excited at the opportunity to lead Ricoh Australia and to help realise the talent and energy of its people.”
Berry has actively supported United Way Australia for several years and is currently a Non-Executive Director of the charity as well as Chairman of its Sydney Council. In addition, he is also a teaching faculty member of The School of Life Australia.
Berry replaces John Hall who retired last month.