Our People

Our management team brings a wealth of experience from the printing, IT and related industries to provide the knowledge, vision and drive to shape our business for the future and the changing needs of our customers.

We’re committed to creating a company that solves our customers and society’s challenges through the innovation and dedication of our people, and with respect for human rights within our business and supply chain.

Senior Executive Team

Yohei Konaka

Chairman & Managing Director

Yohei Konaka began his career with the company in 2001 in sales and business planning. In 2010 Yohei transferred to Konica Minolta US working with dealer and direct operations, and in 2015 he relocated to Konica Minolta Canada with a role in strategic and corporate planning.

After returning to Japan in 2017 Yohei worked to communicate and embed the company’s vision to internal and external stakeholders, which includes an ongoing commitment to customers and society. Most recently he held a senior role in the Digital Workplace Business Headquarters in Konica Minolta Inc. working on the development of key initiatives to contribute to the company’s digital transformation strategy

“I believe companies play an important role in contributing to society, and that together with our employees, customers and business partners we can create a more sustainable, equal and fair world.”

Yohei now lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and two children.

David Procter 

Chief Operations Officer

David brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his role as Chief Operations Officer. He is accountable for sales, technical service and professional services as well as the strategic direction of Konica Minolta as a partner in the executive leadership team.

David takes pleasure in turning ideas into reality, embracing new opportunities and change: “I am lucky to be part of such an exciting team. We witness innovation and growth on a daily basis and it is a great opportunity to be part of this.”

In his free time, David enjoys spending time with his family and renovating his home. He also has a keen interest in rugby union.

Gabrielle Stevens‚Äč

Chief People & Culture Officer

Gabrielle joined Konica Minolta permanently in January 2020, following a career in recruitment and generalist HR in the healthcare industry. She believes that People and Culture can foster positive employee experiences by helping every employee achieve their professional and self-development goals.

Gabrielle understands that building an engaged and diverse workforce creates value not only for our employees, but also for our customers as we work together to provide innovative solutions and an excellent customer experience.

Living in Sydney for most of her life, Gabrielle has teenage children, a couple of fluffy dogs and loves to ski and travel. 

Nick Jones

Chief Information & Technology Officer

Nick has led high performing IT teams across multiple continents over the last 10 years and is currently completing his Masters in IT Leadership.

With a strong commitment to enabling exceptional customer and employee experience through technology, Nick believes IT has a significant role to play in shaping business and society for a more productive, enjoyable and secure future.

Nick joined Konica Minolta Australia in early 2019 having previously worked in the Global supply chain industry. He was born in Manchester, England and spends his time exploring Australia with his young family from their base in the Central Coast.

Mark Brown

General Manager - Marketing

Mark has been involved in the print, packaging, and imaging technology industry for 25 years. He has held senior management, marketing, and sales roles in Australia as well as global roles based in Europe. He has a passion for technology and innovation stemming from his early career in science in R+D, which matches well with Konica Minolta.

Mark is a believer in the use of technology and B2B Marketing to advance the industry and how it interacts with its customers and is keen to see Konica Minolta’s dominance in this area increase.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys open water and masters swimming, and is a keen surfer.

Richard Morton

Group Financial Controller

Over a 30 year career, Richard has held a variety of senior finance positions in the FMCG, Education, Property, and Supply Chain sectors during which he spent 10 years working and living in Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok.

Richard sees his team as problem solvers, providing the business with strategic information and support whilst also managing risk.
He is passionate about seeing his team strive for excellence and celebrate success.

Living with his family in Sydney he has 3 teenagers (2 boys and a girl), meaning life outside of work is extremely busy.


Eric Holtsmark

Managing Director, New Zealand

Eric has over 25 years of industry experience and was most recently the general manager at Konica Minolta Australia for strategy, transformation and technology. Holtsmark brings with him a wealth of experience in technology, production print and establishing new businesses. 

“Having a strong customer focus with a team of dedicated professionals is vital to our success.  Our global philosophy around adding value to our communities makes me proud to work for Konica Minolta,” he says.

He plans to explore the country with his wife in his free time.  His two children will remain in Australia where they both study at The University of Sydney.  

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