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Ricoh Americas Corporation Names Michael Loyd PPBG Public Sector Program Manager10/8/2007
West Caldwell, NJ, October 8, 2007 – Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced that Michael Loyd has been named Public Sector Program Manager for Ricoh’s Production Printing Business Group (PPBG).
At Ricoh, Loyd will be responsible for creating and operating programs designed for Ricoh PPBG’s public sector customers, which include schools, government agencies, and other publicly operated institutions.
Loyd joins Ricoh from Louisiana State University, where he recently retired and spent more than 17 years holding various positions in the school’s Procurement and Auxiliary Services department, most recently serving as director for the past six years. In managing this department, Loyd was in charge of the Printing Office, Campus Duplicating and Copy Services, Coin-operated Copiers, Bulk and Campus Mail, and the University Copier Management Program. His responsibilities included planning, budgeting, staffing, marketing and effectively operating all of these business units.
“We’re very pleased to have someone of Michael Loyd’s stature and expertise joining the Production Printing Business Group,” said Tim Vellek, vice president of PPBG of Ricoh Americas Corporation. “Ricoh has built a great reputation from the work with our public sector customers. We’re committed to understanding our customers’ environments and expanding our programs and solutions offerings. Mike’s extensive experience in this sector makes him an excellent choice to spearhead these initiatives.”
Also a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Loyd received a Masters of Public Administration from the school in 1998.