Ricoh Australia announces CEO’s resignation

by Ricoh Australia 02 Jul 2020

Ricoh, a leading provider of printers and digital services, today announced that it has accepted the resignation of its Managing Director, Mr. Andy Berry, who will be leaving the company on 24th July 2020 to take up a role outside of Ricoh. The company has appointed Mr. Michael Pollok, Managing Director for Ricoh New Zealand, as the interim Managing Director of Ricoh Australia in addition to his current role, effective immediately.

Mr. Toyohito Tanaka, Corporate Senior Vice President of Ricoh Company, Limited and Regional Managing Director thanked Mr. Berry for the valuable contribution he has made during his time with the company and wished him well in his new role. “Ricoh Australia has extended well beyond print to become a recognised smart workplace technology provider. Ricoh Australia has achieved many milestones from doubling its Net Promoter Score, becoming Australia’s first Carbon Neutral IT Services company to now being the most NBN ICT certified service provider in Australia, a testament to the organisation’s technical skills, knowledge and experience in supporting companies achieve their full digital potential and future-fit workplaces.”

Mr. Tanaka went on to say “We are fortunate to have an experienced executive of the calibre of Mr. Pollok to take charge of our Australian business for the foreseeable future and to lead the business through its next phase of growth as a provider of digital services.

“Michael Pollok is an experienced senior executive with a strong operational, strategic and leadership background who has successfully run Ricoh New Zealand for many years. He will be valuable in driving the transformation of our business as a sustainable digital services company dedicated to helping customers succeed through empowering their digital workplaces. Mr. Pollok will assume responsibility for Ricoh Australia for the foreseeable future and until a permanent replacement has been identified”.

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About Ricoh

Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, communications services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2020, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,008 billion yen (approx. 18.5 billion USD).