Konica Minolta announced Holly DeSantis has been named to this year’s NJBIZ Leaders in Finance list. DeSantis has held numerous executive management roles during her impressive 26-year career at the company. Most recently, she was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, the first female to hold this position.
DeSantis is responsible for the finances of Konica Minolta’s North American operations. She is a vice president and on the Board of Directors for Konica Minolta Holdings U.S.A., Inc. and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc.
“Holly is a true professional and an enormous asset to Konica Minolta. She has played a key strategic role in many of the company’s major milestones. These include the acquisitions of Depth Security in 2020, All Covered in 2011 and the merger between Konica and Minolta in 2003. Holly continually demonstrates tremendous knowledge, entrepreneurialism and open mindedness, and has a natural talent for establishing rapport with new management,” said Sam Errigo, president and CEO, Konica Minolta. “Congratulations to Holly and all the well-deserving finance leaders recognized this year by NJBIZ.”
Also, a leader in her community, volunteering, donating and sponsoring are an integral part of DeSantis’ life. She contributes her time, talent and treasure to Immaculate Heart Academy, Habitat for Humanity, North Bergen Volunteer Center and other organizations. DeSantis is also a member of the Women’s Golf Association of New Jersey.
“I am incredibly honored to receive this award from NJBIZ,” said DeSantis. “Throughout my career I have always been challenged and rewarded by my work, most notably at Konica Minolta. Here, I have been empowered to expand my authority and responsibilities beyond the day-to-day activities of a finance/accounting professional, and for that I feel truly blessed.”
The Leaders in Finance awards program celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of their companies as well as their community. Following an open nomination period, honorees were chosen by a panel of independent judges with experience in the financial field. The selections were based on the nominees’ involvement in their industries and communities, along with their achievements, energy and innovative ideas.