05/15/2020 – Irving, Texas: OKI Data Americas, a world-class printing technology leader, announced that it has named Sergio Horikawa as President and Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2020. In his new position, Mr. Horikawa will be responsible for all aspects of the ODA Group.
“It is an honor to become President and CEO of this company full of talented and dedicated people. Obviously, there are challenges ahead. I feel confident that the people at OKI Data Americas will rise to these challenges with vigor and determination,” said Horikawa.
Most recently, Horikawa was Deputy President of OKI Data Americas, Inc., where he was responsible for North American sales and marketing in addition to the Latin American operations including sales, marketing, finance, legal, human resources, systems and services.
Before coming to ODA headquarters, five years ago as Deputy President, Horikawa served as VP of Latin America and has now been with the ODA Group for twenty-one years.
Prior to joining OKI Data Americas, Horikawa held management positions in marketing and sales at Hewlett-Packard, Philips Electronics, Apple Computer and IBM. He has an engineering degree in Aeronautics from Instituto Tecnólogico de Aeronáutica, a degree in Electronics from Escola Técnica Federal de São Paulo and a business administration degree from Fundacão Getúlio Vargas – São Paulo.
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Irving, Texas, is a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation and backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a $4.0 billion multinational public corporation which has been a leader in telecom, infrastructure, and mechatronics systems since 1881. OKI began its innovation in the printing industry more than four decades ago, first marketing some of the earliest dot matrix printers before pioneering the LED print technology that continues to drive the OKI product portfolio today.
With a catalog of specialized products, integrated print-centric applications, and servicing a variety of industries, OKI is dedicated to increasing the efficiency of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses. For more information, visit www.oki.com/us.