Konica Minolta appoints leading industrial print experts to spearhead business growth



Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Limited has appointed four leading industrial inkjet print industry experts to lead the business into the future, bring unrivalled experience and insight to customers’ challenges, and help them capitalise on digital inkjet and toner print innovation.

Collectively combining some 90 years’ market experience, Jon Pritchard, Grahame Megilley, Steve Lakin, and David Evans bring an unrivalled calibre of vision, insight, and knowledge to Konica Minolta’s extensive customer base, enabling them to innovate new digital services at lower cost and take advantage of the latest opportunities in packaging and commercial print.

This new team is also focused on ensuring every member of staff in Konica Minolta’s Industrial Print Business Unit is equipped with the skills, processes, and data to collaborate quickly, consistently meet customers’ needs, and adapt readily to change.

“I am immensely proud to lead this highly experienced team of print professionals and help Konica Minolta customers enter a new era of digital innovation, says Jon Pritchard, Industrial Print Business Unit Leader, Konica Minolta. “This wealth of talent, in tandem with the Company’s leading-edge portfolio of industrial printing solutions, will enable customers to capitalise on the latest innovations, lower their cost of operation, and move ahead of their competitors. This is an exciting time of change in the industrial printing market – and Konica Minolta is uniquely poised to lead that change.”

The appointments in detail are:

Jon Pritchard leads the Konica Minolta Industrial Print Business Unit.

Grahame Megilley and Dave Evans will be responsible for the growth of inkjet sheet-fed press sales across the country, including the AccurioJet KM-1 cymk led b2+ and the SRA3, up to B1 MGI digital spot varnish and hot foil embellishment presses.

Steve Lakin has sole responsibility to drive web-based industrial print solutions across the UK with the Accurio 190 digital label press, MGI 3DW spot varnish and hot foil label embellishment press.

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo. Konica Minolta enables its clients to champion the digital era with its unique imaging expertise and data processing capabilities by utilising functional organic material synthesis, image processing capabilities, precision processing and optical design modelling. The company works in partnerships with SME, enterprise, public sector organisations and central government departments across the UK in streamlining their business processes, reducing cost and increasing efficiencies.

Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society. As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with workflow automation and implements solutions in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments.

Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious “Buyers Lab PaceSetter award for Smart Workplace Vision” from Keypoint Intelligence as the only vendor in its industry thanks to its forward-looking vision of the future of work and investment in innovative technology.

With an operational centre in Basildon, Essex and offices in locations from Aberdeen in Scotland to Swansea in Wales, Konica Minolta is able to meet customers high quality service demands with a first time fix rate of 95%. In 2018, Konica Minolta were recognised by The Top Employers Institute as one of the Top UK Employers and received the Top Employer Accreditation demonstrating ongoing commitment to employees.