Konica Minolta’s Kay Fernandez Nominated For OC 2019 Women In Business Award

Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) Recognizes Female Executives At 25th Annual Awards Luncheon And Program

Ramsey, NJ, (May 14, 2019) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced today that Kay Fernandez, Senior Vice President, Marketing, has been named an honoree for OCBJ’s 2019 Women in Business awards.

The OCBJ published the Woman in Business Special Report featuring profiles and photos of this year’s 200 nominees on April 15, 2019. Nominees were honored at the 25th Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon and Program on May 8, 2019 at the Hotel Irvine in Irvine, CA. The program and event are designed to recognize exceptional professional women who have made significant contributions to their organizations, their professions and the Orange County community as determined by its judging panel.

“At Konica Minolta, we are committed to ensuring women in our organization are provided with opportunities to lead,” said Fernandez. "I commend the OCBJ for their ongoing recognition of women in the workplace and am honored to be included on this list of extraordinary female executives making a difference.”

“Kay is a force at Konica Minolta, committed to supporting and motivating women within our organization,” said Rick Taylor, President and CEO, Konica Minolta. “Her many initiatives include our Step Forward Program, established to inspire women in professional excellence. The program includes a monthly lunch presentation with an inspirational speaker, which has become an extremely popular event among both female and male employees.”

Read the OCBJ’s 25th annual Women in Business Special Report featuring all nominees here. Kay Fernandez’s profile can be found on page B-72.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future with its expansive smart office product portfolio from IT Services (All Covered), ECM, Managed Print Services and industrial and commercial print solutions. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for 12 consecutive years, and is proud to be ranked on the Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers list. The World Technology Awards recently named the company a finalist in the IT Software category. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for six consecutive years. It partners with its clients to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit: www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, Linked In and Twitter.

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Konica Minolta Contact

Maggie Grande
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 551-500-2659