Konica Minolta streamlines sales and finance operations

| 12 April 2018

Konica Minolta announces a reorganisationofits Sales Administration and Finance departments in severalEuropeancountries, advancingthe company’s transformation towards an IT services provider and increasingthe earning capacity of its core business.

In recent weeks, Konica Minolta has enlisted the services of a specialist consultancy to evaluate thoroughly its business areas and define a more efficient organisational structure. The impending reorganisation is aimed at operational excellence for Konica Minolta and will focus on process standardisation and optimisation. The reorganisation also takes account of the overall market situation in the printing industry.


The reorganisation will include Konica Minolta‘s operations in Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and European Headquarters in Langenhagen.

In the weeks ahead, Sales Administration and Finance managers at Konica Minolta will work with the consulting company to identify the relevant processes and decide which functions will remain inside the organisation and which will be outsourced. Initial consultations with works councils and labour representatives have already taken place in all affected countries. Further information will be disclosed after the first milestones have been achieved, which is expected to be in early July.

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan, forming part of its Business Technologies business area. As a leading global services provider in the field of IT- and document processes as well as digital production printing solutions the company excels in services-led business consulting, implementation and management and provides a range of world-leading printing systems and solutions. In this context, Konica Minolta’s Optimized Print Services concept (OPS) combines consultancy, hardware, software implementation, and operation in order to enhance business process efficiency and cost-effectiveness. To support customers optimally with powerful and sustainable solutions, technology leader Konica Minolta continuously invests in research and development work and regularly sets new standards. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With over 9,700 employees (as of March 2017), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 2.4 billion in financial year 2016/17.

For further information about the company, please visit: www.konicaminolta.eu.

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