Based on the Spirit of Three Loves, we’ve implemented a manufacturing culture dedicated to producing high-quality products. We’ve developed The RICOH Way Production System, comprised of 12 Key Fundamentals that exemplify our culture:
To grow as a respected organization, we take seriously our duty to be good corporate citizens in every aspect of our operations. We demonstrate this by being Zero-Waste to Landfill and encouraging our employees to give back to our local communities.
Meet our Leaders, driving Ricoh Electronics, Inc. and our people forward.
Hiroshi Noaki, a 35-year veteran of Ricoh, was appointed president of Ricoh Electronics, Inc. on December 1, 2022. Since starting his career with Ricoh in 1987, Mr. Noaki has served in specialized engineering/production and business management positions for Ricoh and has gained critical knowledge of Ricoh’s products and international business strategies and policies related to toner development and production engineering. Most recently he served as General Manager of the Chemical Technology and Products Business Unit, 1st Toner Business Center, Toner Development and Production Division where he managed pulverized toner production operations with a key focus on the development of filling processes. Mr. Noaki is graduate of National Institute of Technology, Numazu College with a Mechanical Engineering degree.
Dinh Doan serves as Vice President and Group Manager of the Marketplace Solutions Group. In this role, Doan is responsible for leading the Group’s machine and toner production and business planning operations. Doan joined Ricoh Electronics, Inc. in 1996 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility with the company including Production Manager; Production Reform Director; Division Manager, Operations Management Division; and Vice President, California Operations Group. Doan has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Economics and started his career as a teacher in Vietnam.
Takeshi Kajikawa serves as Vice President and General Manager of the Industrial Media Solutions Business Group. In this role, Mr. Kajikawa is responsible for leading direct thermal operations, U.S. based research and development operations, and new product launch initiatives. Mr. Kajikawa joined Ricoh in April 1995 within the Research & Development Division. He has held various senior leadership roles at Ricoh, including General Manager of Laser Technology Division, General Manager of New Business Development, including thermal Research & Development, and General Manager of Marketing & Sales. Mr. Kajikawa attended the University of Tokyo, where he completed his Master’s Degree in Chemistry and Biotechnology.
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