TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING DESIGNED TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN MANAGED PRINT, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND FIELD SUPPORT PROGRAMS
Irvine, CA, (Oct 29, 2010)
Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) today announced a reorganization designed to better align resources to the company's key strategic initiatives. With the continued expansion of its managed print and professional services programs, these organizational changes position TABS to more effectively support existing and new customers by enhancing sales, technical and marketing offerings.
"As a managed print pioneer, we've experienced explosive growth in our programs over the past seven years. This action enables us to aggressively expand our Professional Services organization to ensure the continued delivery of high quality programs and services," said Bill Melo, vice president, Marketing, Services and Solutions, TABS.
This realignment includes the creation of the Professional Services and Advanced Technology Group, which combines several functional teams together with significant expansion of the Toshiba Professional Services field organization.
Additionally, several positions have been created within the Product Marketing and Implementation teams to further bolster their capabilities.
As a result of the reorganization, several staff have been promoted to new roles.
- Peter Davey is now director, Professional Services and Advanced Technical Support.
- Chris Applegate will assume the role of director, Client Services.
- Sally Anderson has been promoted to the role of director, Marketing and Communications.
- Mike Briante will assume the role of director, Service Operations.
About Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc.
Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the seventh largest electronics/electrical equipment company in the world. TABS manages product planning, marketing, sales, service support and distribution of copiers, facsimiles, multifunction printing products, network controllers, and toner products throughout the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TABS has five divisions: the Electronic Imaging Division; the Toner Products Division; the Document Solutions Engineering Division; the International Division; and Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of TABS, that operates a network of wholly-owned office equipment dealers throughout the United States.
Named the most favored manufacturer ten times by the Business Technology Association (BTA), Toshiba's entire product line, customer support and marketing distribution policies are markers for the industry. For more information on Toshiba products, programs, solutions and services, please visit www.copiers.toshiba.com.