Ricoh Ireland Appoints Gary Hopwood as Managing Director
Dublin, 13 December 2017 – Ricoh Ireland today announces the appointment of Gary Hopwood as its managing director. Gary has been promoted to this role following his successful four year tenure as general manager. In his new position, Gary 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, Gary 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.
Gary first joined Ricoh Ireland in 1996 as national service manager. After seven years in this role, he moved to Ricoh UK to lead 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.
Phil Keoghan, CEO, Ricoh UK and Ireland, said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Hopwood as managing director at Ricoh Ireland. 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.”