Welcoming Mr. Koji Yoshida, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia’s Newly Appointed Managing Director

Singapore | 1 April 2021

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia today announced leadership updates to support the company’s continued investment and growth into the Southeast Asia region Mr. Koji Yoshida, currently Managing Director of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Malaysia, joins Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia as Managing Director. He will be replacing Mr. Osafumi Kawamura, who will return to Japan and take on a new assignment in Konica Minolta Inc. Mr. Yoshida will be responsible to oversee the expansion of Konica Minolta’s portfolio across 14 markets, including the domestic Singapore market and national sales offices across the Asia region such as Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Indonesia to further the company’s digital transformation initiatives. Mr. Koji Yoshida is a Konica Minolta veteran with close to 30 years of experience, having started his career with Minolta Inc in 1991. He brings a vast of global experiences, having led various sales and marketing divisions in Asia, United States and Oceania to greater heights through his 12-year international stint.

A Word from Mr. Koji Yoshida, Managing Director of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia

“Throughout my career with Konica Minolta, the only constant has been change. I am pleased to take on the role of Managing Director of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia and am excited for the future of potential growth in the SEA region” said Mr. Koji Yoshida. “With businesses increasingly becoming digital focused, there is much room for growth in the SEA region. With the recent opening of CEC APAC, we believe the print industry is here to stay, but we must continue to innovate with our technologies and digital solutions. Our goal is to continue serving our clients with the same customer-centric experiences they have come to expect from Konica Minolta, while driving digital transformation to serve them better.”

Coming in at a challenging time for the industry, Mr. Koji Yoshida will focus on digital transformation through Konica Minolta’s various solutions such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Smart Monitoring while continuing to strengthen its core business with the upcoming launch of AccurioPress C4080 Series and AccurioJet KM-1e.

“The upcoming launches of AccurioPress C4080 Series and AccurioJet KM-1e signal our continued investment into the production and industrial print market and brings further improvements to an already established product line-up. As a business solutions provider, we will continue to provide new solutions that cater to the needs of our clients. We look forward to serving the APAC region in the coming years.” said Mr. Koji Yoshida.

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia, based in Singapore, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. With its expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society.

As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation to help companies reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. 

Konica Minolta's Igniting Print Possibilities offering helps printers, converters and brand owners maximize workflow automation to increase efficiency. The company delivers consultancy in all communication matters as well as top-of-the-line production, packaging and label printers. Its finishing devices create print products that stand out and create added value. Konica Minolta has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade (InfoSource).

With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals. The company has been repeatedly recognized for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and is listed among “2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World”, also having received the highest level in EcoVadis Sustainabilty Ratings. 

Worldwide, the company has over 39,000 employees and is operating in over 150 countries.



Loon Jian Yew

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