Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd Announces Leadership Change

by Ricoh Asia Pacific01 Apr 2017

Petaling Jaya, 1st April 2017 – Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. has appointed Ms Alice Lee as the Chief Operating Officer for Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd effective from 1st April 2017, replacing Mr Peter Wee.

(Left) Chief Operating Officer, Ricoh (M) Sdn Bhd, Ms Alice Lee, (Right) Managing Director, Ricoh Asia-Pacific, Mr Kazuhisa Goto

Alice Lee shall report direct to Mr Kazuhisa Goto, Managing Director of Ricoh Asia Pacific.

“Under Peter’s leadership, Ricoh Malaysia has grown from a RM119 million company into a RM200 million revenue company, a remarkable achievement in itself. He has also successfully positioned Ricoh Malaysia as a services-led organisation, in a bid to fulfil our global mission as a total office and business solutions provider and a leader in sustainable workplace solutions.

I am thankful to be appointed this role. All customers and business partners can be rest assured that it will be a smooth transition. Our main core business of hardware will still be the priority and will continue to provide customer first service. Moving in tandem in Ricoh Malaysia will be on our next new key growth area of IT Services and Production Printing, said Lee.

As part of Ricoh Malaysia since 1996, Alice has made a rapid climb to management position from Marketing Support Manager to General Manager in 10 years. “With more than 20 years’ service, I know that Ricoh has so much to offer – driven by our unique business model, and with innovation in our DNA, I am immensely excited to lead Ricoh Malaysia on the next stage of our journey”, remarked Lee.

“Having worked closely with Peter for many years, I’m truly grateful for this opportunity to now steer the operations of Ricoh Malaysia. Peter leaves behind a sound legacy founded on building relationships within and outside of Ricoh. I look forward to leading our dynamic team to continue making changes in the Malaysian workplace, in line with the brand’s tagline, ‘Imagine. Change”, added Lee.

Ricoh Malaysia now carries a fully launched product range that is supported by IT Services including the new Data Network Services for the workplace.

Recently, Ricoh Malaysia has been recognised by the Malaysian Government through MDEC for being awarded the MSC Status, for ICT and ICT-facilitated businesses that develop and use multimedia technologies to produce and enhance its services, and also as a mark of world-class service and achievement. Ricoh has also been certified under MyHIJAU, for its cultivation in areas of sustainable solutions.

“At a time of steady upward global business confidence and continuous innovation, Alice’s progressive and dynamic leadership capabilities is just what’s needed for the next phase of progress in Ricoh Malaysia”, said Goto


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Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2015, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,231 billion yen (approx. 18.5 billion USD).

The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.

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