CANON FIRES & HIRES EXECUTIVES WORLDWIDE
CANON FIRES & HIRES EXECUTIVES WORLDWIDE
2010-01-25 at 11:23:43 am #23325
CANON FIRES & HIRES
U.S.A. Announces New Executive Appointments
Success, N.Y., – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in advanced digital
imaging, today announced several senior executive appointments and
promotions to start the new year. They include:
# Kunihiko Tedo to
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Finance and Accounting –
Mr. Tedo, who succeeds Masahiro Haga as Senior Vice President and
General Manager of Finance and Accounting, joined Canon Inc. in 1980,
worked in Canon Giessen GmbH in Germany from 1982-1988, and was assigned
to Canon Europe N.V (The Netherlands) and Canon Europa Ltd. (U.K.) from
1994-2003. He was most recently General Manager of Office Imaging
Products Finance and Accounting Division at Canon Inc.
Ishizuka to Executive Vice President, Consumer Imaging Group – Mr.
Ishizuka has responsibility for a number of product sales and marketing
teams within Canon U.S.A.’s Consumer Imaging Group, including camera,
video and inkjet printer sales and marketing. He joined Canon Inc. in
Japan in 1981, and has held sales and marketing positions within Canon
Canada and Canon U.S.A., which he joined in 1983.
# Eliott Peck to
Senior Vice President, Consumer Imaging Group – Mr. Peck, who oversees
all sales activities for Canon U.S.A.’s Consumer Imaging Group, joined
Canon in 1975. He has held several regional and national sales
management positions within Consumer Imaging Group over the years.
Junichi Yoshitake to Senior Vice President, Imaging Systems Group – Mr.
Yoshitake, who succeeds Tamotsu “Ted” Nakamura as Senior Vice President
of Canon U.S.A.’s Imaging Systems Group, joined Canon Inc. in 1980, and
was assigned to Canon Europe N.V. on two occasions – from 1983 to 1990
and again from 1995 to 2001. Most recently, he was Group Executive of
Canon Inc.’s Office Imaging Products, Small Office Systems Group.
# Takayoshi Hanagata to Chairman – Mr. Hanagata, who was
most recently President and CEO of Canon Virginia, the leading
manufacturing support center for Canon U.S.A., joined Canon Inc. in
1967, and held executive management positions in a number of Canon
operations and divisions. He was assigned to Canon Virginia in 2003.
Yusaku Azuma to President and Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Azuma, who
was most recently Senior Vice President and Plant Manager of Canon
Virginia, Inc., will oversee Canon’s operations at Canon Virginia and
Industrial Resource Technologies, Canon’s toner cartridge recycling
facility in Gloucester, Va. Mr. Azuma joined Canon in 1983, and has held
executive management positions in a number of Canon divisions in Japan
# Yasuhiro “Jack” Suzuki to
President – Mr. Suzuki, who succeeds Jun Iwasaki as President of Canon
Mexicana, joined Canon Mexicana in November 2009 and was most recently
Senior Director and General Manager of Canon U.S.A.’s Corporate
Communications Division in Lake Success for four years. He has been with
Canon since 1981, and has also held management positions within Canon
China and Canon Europe N.V.
Canon Latin America
Maruyama to President and Chief Executive Officer – Most recently, Mr.
Maruyama was Senior Director and General Manager of Canon U.S.A.’s
Corporate Planning Division. Mr. Maruyama has been part of the Canon
family since 1978, and over the years has held several marketing and
product planning positions within Canon U.S.A. and Canon Inc.
Information Technology Services (CITS)
# Joe Warren to Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Warren, who most recently was President
and Chief Operating Officer and will continue to have responsibility for
the Customer Support Operations for Canon U.S.A.’s Consumer Imaging
Group, has held numerous manufacturing and customer support positions
within Canon U.S.A. and its subsidiary, Canon Virginia, Inc., over his
more than 20 year career with the Company.
# Dan Bell to President –
Mr. Bell started his Canon career at CITS as Vice President, Call Center
Operations, in 2002, and was promoted to Vice President and General
Manager in 2006.
“These executives have been instrumental in
guiding the success of the Canon Group in the Americas and around the
world,” said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon
U.S.A., Inc. “They bring tremendous experience and global perspective to
our Canon U.S.A. team which will help expand our leadership across our
markets and position the Company for enhanced future success.”
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of
consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging
solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), a top patent
holder of technology, ranked third overall in the U.S. in 2008†, with
global revenues of US $45 billion, is listed as number four in the
computer industry on Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies
2009 list, and is on the 2009 BusinessWeek list of “100 Best Global
Brands.” Canon is committed to the highest levels of customer
satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer
service and support for all products. At Canon, we care because caring
is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate
philosophy of Kyosei – “all people, regardless of race, religion or
culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future” –
Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other
programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives.