Executive Recruits, Promotions, and Exits
Xerox has announced Dan Cooper will lead Global Imaging Systems (GIS), A Xerox Company. Cooper will report to Mike Feldman, president, North America Operations, Xerox, and is replacing Tom Salierno, who is retiring in April. Cooper has been with GIS for nearly 20 years and had previously served as president of Virginia-based IT solutions provider Electronic Systems, Inc. (ESI).
Sammy Kinlaw has joined Lexmark as vice president, Worldwide Channel and OEM Sales, effective February 1, 2018. Kinlaw has held a number of leadership roles, calling on enterprise end-users and the commercial channel. He spent the last 13 years with Lenovo, most recently as vice president, North America Commercial Channel and U.S. SMB Vertical.
Al Monserrat, former CEO of RES Software, has joined Nuance as an executive vice president and the general manager of its Imaging business. Monserrat has more than 25 years of broad technology and software experience. Prior to serving as the CEO of RES, a provider of automated and secure digital workspaces that was recently acquired by Ivanti, Monserrat held numerous leadership roles at Citrix.
Michael Mills has assumed the position of vice president of Administration at Visual Edge Technology as of January 1, 2018. Mills brings 35 years of administrative, financial, and operational leadership to the company. In this role, he will be involved in strategic planning, process management, systems analysis and implementation, real estate management, project management, compliance management, human resources, database management, and corporate marketing strategy.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. has promoted Ross Held from vice president and general manager to senior vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies Communications Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. The company has also promoted Richard Antaya from senior director and general manager to vice president, Imaging Technologies Communications Group; Robert Poseno from senior director and general manager to vice president, Imaging Technologies Communications Group; and Peter Kowalczuk from executive vice president and general manager to president of Canon Solutions America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A.
DocuWare has promoted Max Ertl to chief revenue officer. As CRO of the DocuWare Group, Ertl will serve as the strategic leader for the company’s global sales strategy. This includes both indirect and direct sales of DocuWare Cloud, DocuWare’s cloud-based document management system, and on-premises solutions. Ertl has been with DocuWare since 2001.
Pros Elite Group, a service, sales and operations consulting and training organization, has hired Walter Crowder as director of Business Development. Crowder brings more than 25 years of experience in sales while excelling in building relationships in the document imaging industry. Prior to joining Pros Elite Group, Crowder was vice president of Sales and Business Development at Innovolt.
Paul Cooper has been named president of Copier Headquarters, Inc., a Sharp dealer based in Woodland Hills, California, effective January 1, 2018. Cooper joined Copier Headquarters during its inaugural year in 1998 and has been instrumental in guiding the direction of the company. The dealership has also promoted Len Wayne to vice president. In order to be named vice president at Copier Headquarters, team members must show consistent performance, embody Copier Headquarters’ core values, and offer a high level of customer service that sets them apart from the competition.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. (Konica Minolta) has promoted Roopa Parekh from market vice president, New England, to president, East region, effective January 1, 2018. Parekh will report to Terry Dixon, president, Direct Operations.
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