DiversityPlus Magazine names Ricoh leader among "Best of the Best" Champions of Diversity

Procurement Director chosen as a 2020 Best of the Best Champion of Diversity for her deep dedication to provider variety to supply magnificent patron experiences

EXTON, Pa.,- DiversityPlus Magazine has named Christina Morrow, Director, Global Procurement, Ricoh USA, Inc., amongst the "Best of the Best" for its fifteenth annual 2020 Best of the Best Champion of Diversity issue. The each year listing showcases "the most dynamic and positive dealer executives" who use their function to promote diversity. To have fun 15 years, the DiversityPlus Editorial Board seemed returned at previous winners to pick out the "Best of the Best" amongst them, along with Morrow.

"Christina Morrow is a champion for variety in each and every way. She usually goes out of her way to consist of Perfect Output, LLC on any Ricoh recreation that requires range spend," stated Asya Evans, COO, Perfect Output, LLC. "Not solely does she apprehend the significance of working with small numerous corporations to enlarge their growth, however also works to ensures that the techniques pursued by means of our partnership grant the consumer with the biggest value. Ricoh, numerous businesses, and clients win when Christina engages in new enterprise opportunities. No one is greater deserving of this acknowledgement than Christina; she without a doubt is amongst the first-rate of the best."

Morrow has earned awareness from DiversityPlus 5 times, and this is her 2d consecutive yr as a Champion of Diversity. For the "Best of the Best," DiversityPlus reached out to previous Champions for updates on their strategies, initiatives and challenges. The editorial board chosen 34 leaders from amongst heaps of previous winners.

"In the decade-and-a-half we have been doing this, we have viewed a lot of actually astounding leaders go above and past to deliver numerous small corporations into the fold, elevating their voices whilst materially helping their businesses," stated Paul Lachhu, Editor, DiversityPlus Magazine. "Christina Morrow at Ricoh has distinct herself as a standout, even when in contrast with some of the most committed promoters of provider range in the world. One purpose she maintains making our listing – and is now section of our 'Best of the Best' – is her dedication to constructing lasting, collaborative partnerships with suppliers, creating high-touch relationships the place suppliers recognize they can work with Morrow and Ricoh to remedy some thing enterprise throws at them."

Morrow depends on a range of first-rate practices, which encompass linking results to enterprise goals and growing and keeping a database of numerous suppliers, created via proactive outreach at enterprise networking events, each in individual and virtual, making herself a aid for income opportunities. Through her efforts, Ricoh formalized a coverage that each request for proposals (RFP) manner should encompass at least one numerous supplier, and she collaborates with commercial enterprise unit stakeholders to assist make certain persevered boom in consumer contracting possibilities for numerous suppliers.

"At Ricoh, we respect the significance of diversity," stated Donna Venable, Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Deputy General Manager, Shared Services, Ricoh Americas and Deputy General Manager, Human Resources Division, Ricoh Company, Ltd. "By bringing in greater perspectives, being extra inclusive and empowering extra humans to be phase of the price we bring, we can tackle a wider array of problems and find new, revolutionary approaches. Christina Morrow is familiar with the significance of variety and inclusion, and Ricoh is lucky to have such a passionate recommend in her role."

The "Best of the Best" listing in the Champions of Diversity problem will be featured in DiversityPlus's print and digital versions for its September/October issue. 

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