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Former Toshiba Americas boss Richard K. Taylor has been appointed to the newly created position of senior executive vice president and chief operating officer at Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.



Taylor, who will be responsible for the printer vendor’s sales and services business, will report directly to Jun Haraguchi, president and

Taylor will also oversee corporate business sales and services, alongside administration and training.  



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of Toshiba America Business Solutions, Taylor has also held the positions of senior vice president of sales, marketing and business operations at Toshiba. 



"Rick has a vast amount of industry experience in creating new revenue avenues while maintaining a cohesive and productive sales strategy for partners,” Haraguchi said in a statement.  "We are fortunate to have the opportunity to bring someone of Rick’s stature into our organization."