Konica Minolta Appoints Industry Veteran to Head its Wide Format Program
This strategic position will contribute to the acceleration of Konica Minolta’s expanding market share in wide format
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta), a leader in the Graphic Communications industry, today announced that Mike Wildbore has joined the company as Director, Business Development Wide Format Printing Systems. Mr. Wildbore has more than 15 years of print-related sales experience and will help lead the expansion of Konica Minolta’s wide format print offerings.
Prior to this position, Mr. Wildbore was a Digital Solutions Manager with Fujifilm Graphic Systems, overseeing Canadian sales of the company’s J-Press (inkjet press), Acuity (flatbed wide format printers), CTP, and XMF Workflow software solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Graphic Communications Management from Ryerson University. Mr. Wildbore also has prior experience as the Vice President Sales at Drytac Canada where he oversaw Drytac’s expanded adhesive coating and converting operations within the Toronto area.
“Mike has held a number of executive roles in the print industry, and he’s well-poised to help clients develop new market opportunities in the wide format space,” said Chris Dewart, President and CEO, Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. “His knowledge of the Graphic Communications industry will be a huge asset for us as we continue to develop new and innovative products and solutions to meet the needs of our clients. Based on his solid track record, we are confident Mike will make a positive impact in this fast-growing segment.”
Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Director, Business Development Wide Format Printing Systems is responsible for providing program direction and support on everything from sales and opportunities development, to marketing, communications and training for all things related to wide format printing. Mr. Wildbore will work closely with Marketing and Product Management teams to develop and initiate programs that drive adoption of Konica Minolta’s full-line of wide format print offerings.
“Konica Minolta is an industry-leading company, and I truly believe they offer some of the best products on the market right now,” said Mr. Wildbore. “I’m excited to bring my more-than-15-years of experience and knowledge in sales and Graphic Communications to the company, and I consider myself lucky to be joining the Workplace of the Future.”
To learn more about Konica Minolta’s recently launched AccurioWide 160 and 200 units, please visit our website by clicking here.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is a leader in the Graphic Communications Industry. With our comprehensive portfolio, we provide award-winning production, industrial print and inkjet solutions. Konica Minolta’s IT Services Division offers a range of IT strategy, support and network security solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has been recognized by Brand Keys as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier market for 11 consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for six years in a row. We partner with our customers to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit www.konicaminolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaCA).
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