SOURCE: Konica Minolta Business Solutions

Konica Minolta Business Solutions

June 01, 2016 11:55 ET

Ekta Sahasi to Unite Leadership of Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center and Research Division

RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - June 01, 2016) -  Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that Ekta Sahasi has expanded her leadership role to include Managing Director of Research and member of the Konica Minolta Global Strategic Council. She will continue serving as vice president of the Business Innovation Center (BIC) in North America.

The appointment of Sahasi unifies the leadership of the two formerly discrete functions of the BIC and research division. It signals a renewed commitment to innovation through the collaboration of customer-centric business development and expansion of Konica Minolta's core intellectual property. It further emphasizes the company's strong commitment to organizational diversity as part of the overall transformation efforts.

In her new role, Sahasi will build on her work transforming Konica Minolta's core products by leveraging customer-centric innovation, current market trends and emerging technologies. With both departments under her leadership, Ekta is better positioned to drive impactful organizational change through the advancement of research capabilities and contributions to global strategy. She is strengthening ecosystem partners and academic relationships in order to collaborate on joint IP development.

Sahasi joined Konica Minolta in 2014 as the inaugural vice president of the Business Innovation Center in North America. She plays a key role in pioneering new initiatives for internal transformation, expanding core business into markets and driving the global vision of tomorrow's Konica Minolta.

If you are interested in partnering for IP collaboration opportunities, please email bic@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

About the Business Innovation Center
The Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center embodies the belief that sustained customer centric innovation is the key to creating new and vital value for customers and for society. BIC aims to expand and transform Konica Minolta's core expertise by harnessing new and powerful technologies for customer-centric solutions. The BIC builds new business solutions for workplace of the future, enterprise, healthcare, robotics, and connected intelligent ecosystems (IoT). For more information, please visit: http://www.konicaminoltabic.com/

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for nine consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.countonkonicaminolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on FacebookYouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

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