LAKE FOREST, Calif. & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (February 21, 2018) — Toshiba America Business Solutions and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions today announced the promotion of Leon Roberge to chief information officer at the two U.S.-based Toshiba Tec Corporation companies.
In this new role, Roberge will be responsible for developing global IT strategy and information security policies and standards for Toshiba America Business Solutions and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions. He is also tasked with establishing the organizations’ IT architecture, managing vendors and suppliers and developing staff. Roberge previously served as vice president of information technology at the two Toshiba companies.
Roberge was responsible for the IT departments at Toshiba America Business Solutions and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions since 2016 and served 16 years in senior IT roles at Toshiba America, Inc. and Toshiba America Electronic Components.
As vice president of IT at Toshiba America, Inc., he adopted initiatives standardizing, consolidating and reducing costs through the development of shared service centers servicing multiple Toshiba companies.
“Leon offers tremendous experience and insight and has delivered industry-leading solutions to meet the business and customer needs of multiple Toshiba companies,” said Toshiba America Business Solutions and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Maccabe. “Leon has the exceptional ability to work collaboratively with our geographically diverse teams and address the often complex and nuanced IT challenges our organizations present.”
“I look forward to further enhancing our IT infrastructure and ensuring that our organizational information and intellectual property are secure,” Roberge said. “I will also focus on continuing to develop our staff by providing them with the necessary tools to enhance their skills while enabling our organizations to operate more efficiently and effectively.”
About Toshiba Tec Corporation
Toshiba Tec Corporation is a Toshiba’s group company, a leading provider of technology solutions, operating across multiple industries – ranging from retail, education and business services to hospitality and manufacturing. With headquarters in Japan and over 80 subsidiaries worldwide, Toshiba Tec Corporation helps organizations transform the way they create, record, share, manage and display information.
About Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) provides multifunction printers, managed document services and digital signage for businesses of all sizes throughout the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. The company’s award-winning e-STUDIO™ copiers and printers provide quality performance with the security businesses require.
Complementing its hardware offering is a full suite of document workflow, capture and security services including Encompass™, the company’s industry-acclaimed Managed Print Services program. Encompass enables clients to print less and optimize workflow while improving energy efficiency.
TABS’ Ellumina™ digital signage offering includes all of the hardware, software and services needed to implement dynamic and interactive digital signage installations.
TABS provides content creation and management, displays, integration, installation and project management services as well as financing for solutions ranging from a single screen to the biggest arenas and stadiums. For additional information, please visit www.business.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is retail’s first choice for integrated in-store solutions and is a global market share leader in retail store technology. With a global team of dedicated business partners, we deliver innovative commerce solutions that transform checkout, provide seamless consumer interactions and optimize retail operations that are changing the retail landscape. To learn more, visit toshibacommerce.com or engage on Twitter @toshibagcs