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Danka names new executives

Aug 10, 2001 12:00 AM

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Danka Business Systems, PLC (St. Petersburg, FL) has announced three new key executives: Todd Mavis has been appointed president and COO of the U.S. Office Imaging Business Unit; David Berg is now president and COO of the company’s Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific Regions; and Dr. Peter Williams has been assigned to lead the company’s European organization as COO, International.

Mavis was most recently executive vice president of Mitchell International, an information provider and software developer for insurance and related industries. Berg previously served as Danka’s executive vice president, general counsel from June 1997 to June 2000, and was most recently senior vice president with Comdial, Inc. Williams was previously executive vice president of Anacomp, Inc., a document-management and technical-service provider for a variety of storage, printing and network applications.

Danka has also promoted Mike Hawkins, formerly senior vice president, U.S. service, to president, U.S. technical services, and Rick Davis, formerly senior vice president, human resources, to chief administrative officer. All of these executives will report to Danka CEO Lang Lowrey.

"These seasoned executives will considerably strengthen the organization," Lowrey explains. "We have selected individuals who are committed to the company’s focus on its core, strategic businesses, are technologically oriented to take advantage of the rapid shift to digital technology, and will also focus on the company’s mission to continue improving its capital structure and reducing its debt."