Oki Data Americas Promotes James J. Hargadon To Executive Vice President.Business Editors
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2004
Oki Data Americas, Inc., a leading manufacturer of printers, fax machines and multifunction products, today announced the promotion of James J. Hargadon, 50, of Glenside, PA to the post of executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Mr. Hargadon has served as senior vice president and chief financial officer since August, 1992.
Mr. Hargadon will maintain his current responsibilities, which include Human Resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. , Finance, Legal Affairs, Facilities, Information Systems, and Operations, and will continue to report directly to the 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. , Stew Krentzman.
Mr. Hargadon will continue to serve on the Board of Directors for Oki Data Americas, Inc., and act as President and Board Member for both Oki Data de Mexico, S.A de C.V., and Oki Data do Brasil Ltda.
"Jim Hargadon has been a guiding force at Oki Data for over 25 years and has been instrumental in our ongoing, profitable growth," Mr. Krentzman said. "I will be counting on Jim for his vision, wisdom and leadership regarding the growth and management of our company, especially as we continue our expansion into the 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. market."
About James Hargadon
Mr. Hargadon has over 25 years experience in the areas of Management and Finance. Prior to joining Oki Data in May of 1977, Mr. Hargadon spent two years at Decision Data Computer Corporation as a Cost Accountant cost accountant
An accountant who keeps records of the costs of production and distribution.
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Noun 1. .
Mr. Hargadon graduated Cum Laude cum lau·de
adv. & adj.
With honor. Used to express academic distinction: graduated cum laude; 25 cum laude graduates. from Widener University (Chester, PA) in May of 1975 with 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 Accounting, Economics and Management.
Mr. Hargadon is a Founding Board Member of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia and is on the Executive Advisory Council for Rutgers University's School of Business.
Mr. Hargadon is married with three children.
About Oki Data Americas, Inc.
Oki Data Americas, Inc., headquartered in Mount Laurel, N.J., and a subsidiary of Oki Data Corporation of Japan, supplies PC peripheral equipment including color digital LED printers, serial impact dot matrix printers, multifunction 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. 9001:2000 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.
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