Our management team
Meet some of the faces behind our success.
Spokespeople Ricoh South Africa
Jacques van Wyk
Chief Executive Officer - Ricoh South Africa
Jacques van Wyk has been with Ricoh South Africa for more than 10 years.
Appointed as CEO in April 2018 he is responsible for the strategic direction of the company.
In July 2014 he was appointed COO of Ricoh SA where he has played a crucial role for Ricoh to become a services-led organisation and leading Ricoh's operational relationships with its clients and customers. He was formerly Executive General Manager of Ricoh SA's Direct and Indirect Channel Operations where he led Ricoh's relationships with its clients and customers in both operations and maintained strategic focus on indirect channel alignment, development and expansion. Van Wyk joined Ricoh SA in 2008 as the Executive General Manager of Indirect Operations for five years and eight months during which time he was responsible for winning Ricoh South Africa's Best Contribution to IT Distribution Channel Development 2013 and the Sales Director Award - Ricoh Best manager for 2010 and 2011. He has more than 22 years of experience in the document management and imaging industry that extends back to 1993.
HR director of Ricoh SATeresa Badenhorst, HR director of Ricoh SA, has nearly two decades of experience at the helm of employee operations for some of South Africa’s premiere IT organisations. Badenhorst joined Ricoh SA in her current positionin April 2016.
She is responsible for supporting the organisation’s strategic goals through employee-led operational excellence focused on customer centricity.
HR is a strategic partner to the business enabling organisational change and effectiveness. It ensures highly competent and engaged talent to achieve Ricoh’s strategic goals through a culture of excellence and innovation that places customers first and foremost.
Badenhorst builds on Ricoh’s strong people-first ethos that incorporates diversity in the workforce that helps the organisation innovate advanced solutions. The HR team promotes the company’s environment conducive to retaining key personnel and takes a long-term view to sustainable human capital development. Importance is placed on learning and development as the cornerstone of Ricoh SA’s transformation programme in a knowledge-based economy.
Teresa was formerly HR director of Altech Autopage where she led the team for nearly five years. Prior to that she was HR director at Nashua Mobile, having joined from Gijima AST Group following nine years of grounding experience in her role.
She believes reputation is perception based on what employees say and how they act, the same for customers, and the media. Delivering on the brand promise is one of the most effective means to improve reputation. For her the differentiator in today’s though economy are: people, their competence and their behaviour.
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