Kevin Flood Named Vice President, KYOCERA Mita America Dealer Division
Seasoned Sales and Marketing Executive to Lead Aggressive Growth and Channel Development Plan with KYOCERA Mita Dealers
Fairfield, New Jersey - November 1, 2006 - Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, today announced that Kevin Flood has been named vice president, Kyocera dealer division, reporting to Ed Bialecki, senior vice president of Kyocera Mita America US sales. Mr. Flood will focus his efforts on developing the future growth strategy of our Kyocera dealer division, building on Kyocera's history of reliable and cost-effective monochrome and color multifunctional products (MFPs) ECOSYS printers and solutions.
"The promotion of Kevin Flood to this important position will significantly strengthen the Kyocera Mita America sales management team and will help us accomplish our aggressive sales goals," said Ed Bialecki, senior vice president, Kyocera Mita America, US Sales. "Kevin's contribution to the organization, as well his leadership skills and extensive experience, will help drive our continued success and lead to market share expansion for both Kyocera Mita America and our valued dealers."
Prior to his promotion, Mr. Flood served as vice president of national and government accounts at Kyocera for the last four years, where he was responsible for driving Kyocera's sales strategy and growth with Fortune 1000 and government accounts.
Previously, Mr. Flood spent 14 years at Sharp Electronics where he held the position of associate vice president of national and government accounts, heading up a multi-million dollar a year division with responsibility for sales, marketing, administration and finance for national and government accounts.
Kyocera: 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's KM-4050 and 3050 have been named "Editor?s Choice" by Better Buys for Business, a highly regarded testing organization of office imaging equipment. In addition, 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-6030 and 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, one of the first 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 $10 billion during the year ending on March 31, 2006.