DANVERS, MA, Nov. 13, 2006–Eigo Ishibashi has been named chief executive officer for RISO, Inc., effective November 10, 2006. Mr. Ishibashi has been serving as executive vice president since Daniel S. Weil announced plans to leave the company.
“I am looking forward to my new role at RISO, Inc. and helping the company build on the success it has attained over the past 20 years. With its advanced digital printing technologies and strong core business, RISO, Inc. has a significant opportunity to grow within its current customer segments and is also well-positioned to enter new markets. I am committed to working closely with my colleagues both here in the Americas and also in Japan to help RISO, Inc. achieve its goals,” said Mr. Ishibashi.
Since joining RISO Kagaku, in 1991, Mr. Ishibashi has held a variety of management positions with the company. Earlier this year, he was appointed general manager of RISO Kagaku’s International Sales Division and general manager of RISO, Inc.’s U.S. Sales Department. Previously, he was deputy general manager of the International Sales Division and also general manager of both European and Asian sales. His background also includes marketing and subsidiary management. RISO Kagaku is RISO, Inc.’s parent company, based in Japan.
Upon his appointment, Mr. Ishibashi named Todd Deluca as President and COO. “I look forward to working with Mr. Ishibashi and meeting the growth goals that he has set for RISO Inc.,” said Todd Deluca.
After 15 years in the duplicator and copier industry, Mr. Deluca joined RISO in 1998 holding the positions of General Manager, RISO Canada; Executive Director of Strategy for RISO, Inc.; Vice President of Marketing for RISO, Inc.; and Vice President of Direct Sales and Marketing for RISO, Inc.
About RISO, Inc.
RISO, Inc. (http://us.riso.com) sells a variety of unique printing solutions throughout the Americas. Its line of digital Printer-Duplicators includes one-, two- and full color systems that reliably produce millions of copies, are environmentally friendly, and are easy and inexpensive to use. RISO’s HC FORCEJET ComColor printers provide fast and affordable full color digital printing for everyday communications, at speeds up to 120 pages per minute, for as little as 3¢ per page running costs.