As we ring in the new year, it seems a good time to reflect on the big industry changes we saw in 2019:
Ricoh announced their upcoming acquisition of DocuWare in July 2019. This purchase (for an, as yet, unknown amount) is the next step in the long-term partnership between the two companies. Ricoh is already using DocuWare software “both internally in its own operations and with existing customers.”
2018: The Year of the Shake-Up. As we ring in the new year, it seems a good time to reflect on the big industry changes we saw in 2018:
Major OEMs Shaking Up Executive Management
April opened with several executive shuffles at Canon, Ricoh and Toshiba:
Canon USA’s President and COO, Yuichi Ishizuka, was appointed President and CEO of Canon Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Ricoh plans to cut 4,000 jobs in Japan and Europe in an ongoing restructuring effort, Nikkei reports. The Japanese company intends to purge 3,000 employees from the payroll by March 2019 with the sale of a domestic logistics unit and culling management positions in Europe. The projected cuts will amount to a 4% reduction of the company’s global workforce.