Mount Laurel, NJ (February 24, 2014) – OKI Data Americas announces that Mark Hansinger, Director of U.S. Distribution and DMR Channel Sales of OKI Data Americas, has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs for the second consecutive year. This prestigious list of leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry. CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.
Hansinger continues to drive OKI Data Americas’ channel-centric business model by facilitating the growth of the company’s partner base and implementing a collaborative sales approach. OKI Data continues to bring many new products to market for medium and large workgroups, and expand the company’s new technology offerings to meet a larger range of business needs.
Over the past year, OKI Data Americas has seen an expansion in its partner base as a result of the evolution of software solutions, rapid migration from A3 to A4, and focus on the graphic arts industry. These initiatives improve OKI Data’s distribution strategy, bringing greater access and effectiveness in driving technology and solutions to a larger market, and providing an even broader portfolio of printing solutions for resellers to offer their customer base.
“We are pleased to highlight executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company.
“Mark’s twenty plus years of experience and dedication to cultivating lasting relationships with channel partners and solution providers in order to further develop OKI’s partner community has generated measurable success,” said Greg Van Acker, Vice President of U.S. Sales for OKI Data Americas. “OKI Data is pleased that Mark Hansinger is being recognized for the second year in a row by CRN as a Channel Chief within the printing and imaging industry.”
All OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color™ as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.
OKI Data provides live1, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.
About OKI Data Americas
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome printers and multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. OKI Data Americas serves the graphic arts and production and specialty printing markets with the OKI proColor™ Series digital production printers. In addition, its Multimedia Production Platform category of production-quality A3 color devices meets a wide-range of graphic arts and commercial printing needs. Utilizing Genuine OKI® toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data offers a broad portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer’s needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company’s innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $4.9 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2012 financial reporting. Keeping its customers’ needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR® certified products.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.