Annual Report 2013

Giving Shape to Ideas

Growth Strategy

  • Medium Term Business Plan
 “G PLAN 2013”
  • Business Technologies Business
  • Industrial Business
  • Healthcare Business
  • Reinforcing Our Global Management Base

Reinforcing Our Global Management Base Reinforcing our management base to truly global standards, we aim to increase recognition of 
the Konica Minolta brand as a BtoB corporation and realize powerful growth.

Changing into a global company

Priority measures
  • Introducing a global human resource system to cultivate and leverage global human resources

As we consider human resource optimization from a worldwide perspective to be indispensable in providing the highest value to customers around the world, we have constructed a global HR database that we are now actively using. We are also developing initiatives to foster future management personnel from a global perspective, such as periodically implementing management training programs across the group for selected personnel. In addition, we will go on to construct and deploy a common structure for HR evaluations to appoint talented people from different organizations and countries.

  • Structural enhancements for global Optimized Print Services (OPS)

As a new growth area for the office field in the Business Technologies Business, we are strengthening our sales structure on a global scale for the OPS concept, with the aim of providing an optimal print environment to customers. We achieved sales of ¥29.3 billion (YoY +44%) in FY March 2013.

  • Expansion of Global Major Accounts (GMA) by providing high-quality services worldwide

As a result of promoting marketing to GMA operating in Europe, the U.S. and other parts of the world through the window of OPS, steady growth was achieved in FY March 2013, having entered into contracts with 16 companies including Erste Group Bank AG (HQ: Austria), one of the biggest financial groups in Central and Eastern Europe, and a major European energy company.

Increasing the recognition of the Konica Minolta brand

Giving Shape to Ideas
  • Promoting the communication message “Giving Shape to Ideas”

This communication message clearly expresses our strong determination to fulfill our customers' needs through creative technological innovation. Under this message, we will endeavor each day to resolve our customers' problems through the reliable technological strengths and problem-solving abilities we have fostered in all the businesses in which the Group companies engage, and deliver value beyond expectations.