LONG BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc., today announced the appointment of Mark Mathews as vice president of North American commercial marketing. In his role, Mathews is responsible for driving product and marketing strategies for Epson's projector, point-of-sale, business inkjet printer, and robotics divisions. In addition, he leads Epson's Canada-based technical support and development team focused on point-of-sale solutions.
Mathews brings more than 25 years of marketing, sales and operations experience in the technology industry. Leveraging his vast experience in B2B technology, Mathews is charged with enhancing Epson's commercial reseller program and strengthening the company's strategic direction for commercial business solutions.
"Mark Mathews brings an essential set of skills to the Epson management team. He has first-hand experience with the opportunities and challenges facing both the company and its customers today," said Keith Kratzberg, president and CEO, Epson America, Inc. "Mark's forward-thinking approach, range of knowledge in the commercial industry and his extensive B2B expertise enable him to advance Epson's leadership in the commercial technology market."
Before joining Epson, Mathews served as president of Airwolf 3D where he created and expanded a successful multi-tiered distribution model, both in the U.S. and internationally. He also created new revenue streams through the development of new products and services. Previously, Mathews was president and CEO of Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., where he led all sales, marketing, service, operations, dealer training programs, and corporate functions in the document imaging and professional services market.
"I believe that Epson's technology innovation, coupled with its reputation as a trusted partner, make Epson one of the most reputable brands in the commercial imaging industry today," said Mathews. "I'm thrilled to be a part of an organization that not only develops solutions that answer customers' needs, but helps put businesses in a position to expand and exceed their business goals now and in the future."
Mathews received an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, MS in Civil Engineering from Columbia University, and holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering Mechanics from the United States Air Force Academy.
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 91 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.
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