Konica Minolta India Announces Strategic Leadership Changes; Appoints Katsuhisa Asari as Managing Director
Kurt Asari will be driving the company’s digital transformation (DX) initiatives, strategic partnerships and business growth to boost shareholder value.
India, April 05,2022: Konica Minolta today announced the appointment of Katsuhisa (Kurt) Asari as the new Managing Director taking over the baton from Tai Nizawa. Tai Nizawa will transition to Konica Minolta Asia as the Managing Director to oversee the expansion of the brand’s portfolio across 14 markets from Singapore.
Kurt Asari has been associated with Konica Minolta India since 2018 as General Manager of Business Planning. In his new role, Kurt Asari will drive Konica Minolta’s business and technology strategy to further the company’s digital transformation (DX) initiatives, strategic partnerships, and business growth to ensure shareholder value.
A Konica Minolta veteran, Kurt Asari started his career with this company in 1998. In his 25 years of experience, he has worn multiple hats in the field of sales, marketing, strategic planning and business development in North/Central Americas and Middle East. This journey also includes his 13-year international stint before he joined India in 2018.
We are fully committed to the Indian market, and looking forward to building on Konica Minolta’s track record of success through the expansion of our core business. I envision continuing our current strategies to expand Konica Minolta’s presence in professional printing, managed services and digital solutions domains while gaining share in the core MFP business, Kurt Asari said.
Konica Minolta India has cemented its stance as a company that cares about its employees, customers, and the community, and one that’s deeply committed to ethical leadership and creating societal value.
Kurt Asari added, “We have great talents and customer first DNA in the company. We will continue to service our customers with the same customer-centric experiences they expect from Konica Minolta, while driving digital transformation to serve them better and more seamlessly.
About Konica Minolta India
We are Konica Minolta Business Solutions India, a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. With its expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society.
As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation to help companies reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals. The company has been repeatedly recognized for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and is listed among “2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World”, also having received the highest level in EcoVadis Sustainability Ratings.
Worldwide, the company has over 43,000 employees and is operating in over 150 countries.
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