HP Executive Team

Richard Bailey

Vice President
Imaging & Printing Group

Richard's biography

Richard Bailey is Vice President of the Imaging and Printing Group (IPG), South Pacific. In this role he is responsible for driving the imaging and printing business, products, supplies and business printing solutions across consumer, small and medium business, as well as the enterprise and the graphic arts segments for Australia and New Zealand.

Prior to his current position, Richard was Vice President and Managing Director for HP Financial Services’ Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region, responsible for HP’s Finance & Asset Management Businesses across Asia.

Richard has held senior leadership positions at both local and regional levels over a 20 -year period. He has extensive experience in commercial financing with small medium businesses and large enterprises across a wide variety of industries.

Prior to joining HP in 2006, Richard was the Managing Director for GE Commercial Finance for Australia and New Zealand, where he oversaw the equipment finance and vendor finance segments. Before this, he was the Managing Director and Principal Shareholder of ALC Finance Group, an Australian equipment finance and corporate advisory firm, specialising in the transport sector. ALC was acquired by GE in 1998.

Richard is a former council member of the Australian Equipment Lessors Association and former President of the Australian Asset Finance Association.  Richard is a current Director of the Photo Imaging Council of Australia ( PICA)  

Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Western Australia in Perth.

Richard is married with two children. He is on the committee for the Friends of kConFab (Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for research into Familial Breast cancer), and also recently participated in a Rotary Police Mentor Program. He enjoys golf and is a keen West Coast Eagles supporter.