Ricoh appoints Hopwood as MD
14 December 2017 | 0
Ricoh Ireland has announced the appointment of Gary Hopwood as managing director. Hopwood has been promoted to role following a successful four year tenure as general manager.
In the new position, Hopwood will take responsibility for driving growth and business transformation at Ricoh Ireland, including the planned doubling of revenues and employee numbers over the next three years.
With 35 years’ experience working in senior business and leadership roles, Ricoh said Hopwood possesses the knowledge and strategic ability to manage and motivate people to perform to the best of their ability, with a particular focus on fostering a positive working culture and sustainable ethos.
Hopwood joined Ricoh Ireland in 1996 as national service manager, and after seven years in the role, moved to Ricoh UK. There, he led the Field Service Division from 2003 to 2008, before becoming regional operations manager for Ricoh UK’s outsourcing division up to his return to Ricoh Ireland in 2013 to become general manager.
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Hopwood as managing director at Ricoh Ireland,” said Phil Keoghan, CEO, Ricoh Ireland and UK. “In all of his roles at Ricoh, Gary has excelled in delivering business success, innovation and the development of an inclusive people-centric culture. I have no doubt that his experience and leadership skills will ensure that our Irish business continues to grow and prosper.”