Konica Minolta announces leadership changes

As the company continues to invest in strategic growth areas, the new executive leadership will set the direction for the new fiscal year.

Sam Errigo, president and CEO, Konica Minolta

Sam Errigo, president and CEO, Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA has confirmed executive leadership changes that will set the direction for the company’s new fiscal year 2024 and beyond.

Michael Mathé has been named executive vice president, chief operating officer and will serve on the US Board of Directors. With 30 years of industry experience, he has a proven track record in global business performance, acquisitions, expansion and accelerating sustainable revenue growth utilizing sound turnaround leadership.

Mathé started his career with Konica Minolta in 2012 as senior vice president for international sales and was promoted to president in March of 2021. Most recently, he served as chief of operations and sales enablement. His new responsibilities will include oversight of Konica Minolta’s US and Canadian operations.

William Troxil will take on a new, expanded role as advisor to the CEO. His career at Konica Minolta started with fourteen years in leadership positions as the corporate vice president of national accounts and GSA for the US. Troxil went on to become president and officer of Danka Office Imaging, and upon its acquisition by Konica Minolta, held the position of president and COO of the Direct Channel. Most recently, he has been responsible for leading the company’s Industrial Print Channel, which encompasses Konica Minolta’s high-speed inkjet, labeling and embellishment businesses, adding value beyond traditional print.

Konica Minolta recently welcomed Frank Mallozzi as president, IPP to oversee the company’s industry leading high-speed inkjet, labeling and embellishment businesses. An experienced executive in the imaging technology industry, Mallozzi has a diverse background with proven expertise in all aspects of product development, global sales and revenue operations and marketing strategies. He recently founded the Center Reach Group, a consultancy focused on helping companies design and develop go-to-market growth strategies, execute on strategic plans and optimize marketing efficiencies for direct sales and channel optimization while increasing sales productivity.

Mark Simons has moved into a new role as president of US sales for Konica Minolta’s Direct Channel. He will now lead the direct sales organization for the US market with a focus on delivering a multitude of managed services to clients. Simons joined Konica Minolta in 2018 as senior vice president of strategic partnerships, bringing with him more than 40 years of experience within the technology industry. He has been instrumental in forging alliances with some of the company’s largest technology partners. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of service for North America.

‘I couldn’t be more excited to announce this elite leadership team that will chart our path forward for the new fiscal year and lead us into a bright future,’ said Sam Errigo, president and CEO, Konica Minolta. ‘I have a great sense of optimism as we continue to transform key elements of our business operations that will pay long-term dividends for our customers and employees.’

Konica Minolta continues to invest in strategic growth areas. As the company begins its FY24, the following executives have been placed at its helm:

  • Toshi Takagi, executive vice president for strategic business planning and development
  • Michael Mathé, executive vice president and chief operating officer
  • Holly DeSantis, executive cice president and chief financial officer
  • Cathleen C. Lilli, senior vice president and chief information officer
  • Steve Herbes, senior vice president and general counsel
  • Vicky Ringwood, senior vice president and chief human resources officer
  • Mark Simons, president of US direct sales
  • Laura Blackmer, president of dealer sales
  • Todd Croteau, president of information technology services
  • Frank Mallozzi, president of industrial and production print
  • William Troxil, advisor to CEO
  • Leeann Hines, senior vice president of sales administration
  • Steve Rhorer, vice president of dealer and direct service