13 September 2017

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands – 13 September 2017: KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe B.V. has announced the appointment of Erwin Douglas as the Senior Manager of its Global Account Division. Douglas will oversee the delivery of exceptional service quality for all multinational clients and ensure that KYOCERA’s Global Account strategy continues to contribute high levels of innovation and added value.

A former Country Sales Manager at HP Netherlands BV., Douglas brings significant leadership and document management experience to the role. In a career spanning more than 20 years, he has held senior management positions in international and Netherlands-based organisations including Sharp Electronics and Canon business group.

Erwin Douglas, Senior Manager, Global Account Department, KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe said:  “More than ever we are experiencing hyper globalisation and rapid urbanisation in an ever changing world. This is placing tremendous pressure on work environments to seek sustainable solutions. Industry trends such as security, cloud, big data solutions, high employee satisfaction, easy deployment and cost effectiveness are more prevalent than ever and will continue to be well into the future. This means that the printing industry as we know has to evolve and swiftly.”

Douglas further states that the market demands sustainable, efficient end-to-end solutions that guarantee data protection and satisfy IT, business and end-user requirements.

“KYOCERA is dedicated to supporting organisations on this journey and through the Global Account Department will provide customers with unrivalled levels of support. I look forward to working with existing and new clients to make the most of this opportunity and continue building on KYOCERA’s customer’s satisfaction and impressive market performance,” concludes Douglas.

The Global Account Department supports KYOCERA customers with operations in multiple markets around the world, providing a single point of contact for account management and technical assistance. Dedicated global account teams work with these customers to develop a fully integrated document management strategy that can be applied on a global scale.

About KYOCERA Document Solutions

KYOCERA Document Solutions, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is a leading manufacturer of document imaging solutions and document management systems, including colour and monochrome multifunctional products as well as printers and wide format devices. Kyocera’s products are renowned for their unique long-life imaging components that provide greater reliability and less waste - resulting in a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) over the life of the product. The KYOCERA Document Solutions portfolio does not stop at hardware. A full suite of business applications and consultative services allow customers to optimise and manage their document workflow, unleashing the full potential of their hardware investment.

KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. is a core company of KYOCERA Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced ceramics and associated products, including telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages and electronic components. During the year ended March 31 2017, KYOCERA Corporation's net sales totalled 1.42 trillion yen (approx. EUR 11.9 billion). For more information and press-ready photos, visit