Konica Minolta Expert Named to TAGA Board of Directors

RAMSEY, N.J., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Nye, a production print solutions and services expert at Konica Minolta Business Solutions, USA, Inc. has been named to the Board of Directors of the Technical Association of Graphic Arts (TAGA).

Nye, production print solutions and services marketing manager, has more than 30 years of experience in the graphic communications industry. Her background ranges from typesetting to product management and education. She was a tenured professor at The New York City College of Technology and has taught graduate classes at Pratt Institute. In her role at Konica Minolta, her objective is to understand customers' needs and create a seamless integration of solutions, services and hardware via appropriate messaging. Nye is the recipient of a Gold Key Award from the International Graphic Arts Honor Society.

She joins a group of key industry and academic leaders from top companies and technical universities in TAGA's efforts to support the graphic arts industry worldwide. The TAGA Board performs an essential role in helping the organization meet its overarching objective of providing a worldwide forum for sharing and disseminating theoretical, functional, and practical information on current and emerging technologies for graphic arts print production and related processes.

"Dawn's appointment to the TAGA Board of Directors is a testament to her credibility in the graphic arts industry," says Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, for Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc. "As an industry veteran, her knowledge spans across media from print to online. Having her in a leadership role allows Konica Minolta to greatly expand our relationship with TAGA."

"Dawn brings enormous talent and enthusiasm to the TAGA board and we are excited by her participation," said Dr Mark Bohan, TAGA Managing Director. "She provides great insight into the evolving print marketplace, helping to guide TAGA as it adapts to these changes. These are exciting times in an exciting industry, as she reinforced at the last conference with her captivating presentation on new opportunities with 3D printing."

TAGA announced its incoming officers and members of the Board of Directors for 2015 at its 67th annual technical conference in Albuquerque, NM.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is one of the world's leaders in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

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