Oki Data Americas Hires Christopher Froman as Sr. Vice President, U.S. Sales to Lead Company's Continued Growth in Color Printers.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 24, 2003
Oki Data Americas, Inc., a leading manufacturer of color not of the white race; - commonly meaning, esp. in the United States, of negro blood, pure or mixed.
See also: Color and monochrome digital printers, serial impact dot matrix printers, fax machines and multifunction products, today announced that Christopher Froman has joined the company as Senior Vice President, U.S. Sales.
Mr. Froman, 44, brings over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing to Oki Data where he will be responsible for the company's national sales strategy for increasing the revenue and market share for all Oki Data products - including its award-winning digital color printer A printer that prints in color using three (CMY) or four (CMYK) colors of ink, toner or dye. Four color ribbons have been used in dot matrix printers, but these are rare today. See color laser printer and printer. line.
In his new position, Mr. Froman will oversee Oki Data's U.S. sales organization and its sales of OKI(R) printing solutions. He will also be responsible for the ongoing relationships with Oki Data's channel partners and resellers, working closely with Oki Data's marketing organization to drive the development and execution of marketing programs, and will be responsible for maintaining and improving the sales fulfillment process through the company.
Prior to joining Oki Data, Mr. Froman served as Vice President, Channel and Alliance Management for Lexmark International and led its national sales efforts with its network of solution providers, direct response channels, and alliance and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and partnerships. Before that he managed Lexmark's initiatives to targeted industries in the role of Vice President, U.S. Commercial Sales and Marketing. Mr. Froman was also a program director with IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) Corporation.
"Chris brings to Oki Data a proven determination to develop and reach remarkable sales achievement," said Stew Krentzman, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. for Oki Data Americas, Inc. "By adding Chris's leadership and experience in the printer business to our team, we've greatly enhanced our position to gain market and mind share for OKI color and mono printers while maintaining our number one share in impact printers."
Mr. Froman holds a Bachelor of Science Noun 1. Bachelor of Science - a bachelor's degree in science
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies degree in Industrial Relations from the University of North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop. .
About Oki Data Americas, Inc.
Oki Data Americas, Inc., is headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ and also has offices in Milpitas, CA, Toronto, Canada, Mexico City, Mexico and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Oki Data Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Oki Data Corporation of Japan, supplies PC peripheral equipment under the OKI brand including color and mono digital printers, serial impact dot matrix printers, multi-function products and facsimiles. Known for durable and reliable products, Oki Data is ISO (1) See ISO speed.
(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. 9001 certified and also offers a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Its entire line of products complies with the EPA's Energy Star(R) Program. Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., parent company to Oki Data Corporation, is a $5.9 billion multinational corporation multinational corporation, business enterprise with manufacturing, sales, or service subsidiaries in one or more foreign countries, also known as a transnational or international corporation. These corporations originated early in the 20th cent. with headquarters in Tokyo and is a world leader in information processing systems, telecommunications and electronics. For more information about Oki Data or OKI products and services, visit the Oki Data Web site: www.okidata.com.
OKI Reg. T.M. Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.