KYOCERA Mita America Appoints William Cassidy Associate Director, Product and Solutions Marketing
Fairfield, NJ –April 11, 2006 –Kyocera Mita America, one of the world’s leading document imaging companies, announced William Cassidy, formerly product marketing manager for high-volume multi-functional products (MFPs) and wide format, has been appointed associate director, product sales and solutions marketing effective April 1, 2006.
Mr. Cassidy will oversee the implementation of Kyocera’s aggressive marketing and solutions strategy for products including ECOSYS printers, multi-functional products, facsimile, color products, wide format imaging systems and software applications. In addition, Mr. Cassidy will lead a team of product managers to support Kyocera’s award-winning line of products. He reports to Peter Hendrick, vice president of marketing at Kyocera.
“I congratulate Bill on his well-deserved promotion,” said Peter Hendrick, vice president of marketing, for Kyocera Mita America. “Bill’s broad industry experience in product and solutions marketing, combined with his track record of success in training and sales, makes him an integral member of the Kyocera team. I’m confident Bill will lead Kyocera’s marketing initiatives in a way that will help propel our award-winning product line to even greater heights as Kyocera continues to grow and expand market share in the Americas.”
Mr. Cassidy joined Kyocera in 1999 as system sales trainer for color and wide format products covering the northeast, midwest and southeast. In 2003 he was promoted to his most recent position of product marketing manager. Prior to joining Kyocera, Mr. Cassidy served as a sales account representative for both Ricoh and Xerox.
Kyocera Mita America: Awards and Recognition
Kyocera continues to earn numerous honors and distinctions for its products’ high performance, reliability and cost efficiency, as well as for superior customer service. Kyocera was named “#1 Copier/ Multifunctional Product in Overall Customer Satisfaction Among Business Users” by J.D. Power and Associates in their 2005 Copier Customer Satisfaction StudySM. In additional, Buyers Laboratory Inc. awarded both a Fall “Pick of the Year” Award and “Highly Recommended” distinction to the KM-1820, KM-6030, and KM-8030. Kyocera printers and copiers/multifunctional products (MFPs) have also been recognized by Industry Analysts for outstanding reliability. Kyocera has also been honored with a BERTL’s Best Award for the most cost-efficient digital imaging product line as well as a 4-star “Highly Recommended” Award for the KM-8030.
About Kyocera Mita America, Inc.
Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (www.kyoceramita.com/us), headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of computer-connectable peripherals, including network-ready digital copiers/printers, laser printers, color copiers/printers, digital laser facsimiles, and multifunctional and wide format imaging solutions. Kyocera Mita America is a group company of Kyocera Corporation, the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of advanced ceramics and associated products, including telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages and electronic components. Kyocera Mita America, the only document solutions company with third-party certified sales data, has earned numerous honors for its products’ high performance, reliability and cost efficiency. Kyocera Corporation’s consolidated net revenues totaled $11 billion during the year ending on March 31, 2005.