May 14, 2012
COB grad to receive Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award
Roger King, a 1975 business economics graduate from the College of Business, will receive the Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award from the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association on May 19, 2012 at a luncheon held in conjunction with commencement. King is president and chief operating officer for EO Johnson Office Technologies in Wausau, WI.
While enrolled at the university he was founder and president of the economics honor society Omicron Delta Epsilon.
King has been employed by EO Johnson Office Technologies in Wausau since 1975, working his way up the ranks to his current position of president/chief operating officer. Under his leadership, the company enjoyed the most profitable year in its 55-year history in 2008, despite the economic challenges experienced throughout the country and the copier/printer industry specifically at the time.
King holds the designation of certified document imaging architect (CDIA) and has served as president of and board member for the Business Products Council Association. He has received numerous national sales excellence awards from the industry's major vendors. Most notably, he twice received Lanier's No. 1 National Sales Manager Award and Canon's Premier Golden Achievement Award in 2010. His community involvement has included leadership positions with the Marathon County United Way and the Samoset Council of the Boy Scouts of America.