MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Canon Canada Inc. announced
Tuesday that Taizaburo "Ted" Egawa will become President and CEO of the
company effective immediately. He replaces Kazuto "Kevin" Ogawa, who
now assumes an executive position with Canon China and the Canon Asia
Group after six years with Canon Canada.
A 31-year veteran with Canon, Mr. Egawa joined Canon Inc. in 1983,
beginning his career with the International Business Management
department where he was responsible for office equipment sales for
corporate clients. He has worked in several Canon Global Regions,
including Japan and the United States. He also spent a year with Canon
Canada's Camera and Video Division between 1984 and 1985.
"I want to thank Kevin for leading and guiding Canon Canada over the
past six years. He successfully grew Canon's brand and presence in the
Canadian market and effectively led the organization under challenging
economic conditions. We wish him well on his new assignment with Canon
China," said Mr. Joe Adachi, President and CEO of Canon U.S.A. and
Chairman of Canon Canada. "Ted will be a great addition to Canada's
leadership team. He played an integral role in strengthening Canon
USA's Imaging Technologies and Communications Group business and
expanded our company's reach into new domains. He is a strong leader,
whose skills and abilities will serve the Canadian region well."
Most recently, Mr. Egawa was the Vice-President & General Manager of
Strategy Planning & Administration for the Imaging Technologies and
Communications Group (ITCG) at Canon U.S.A., spending close to 16 years
with this region where he was responsible for the strategic direction
and business operations for Canon's digital photographic and imaging
Mr. Egawa holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Chuo University in
About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., is a leading provider of consumer,
business-to-business and medical digital imaging solutions. Innovation
and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's
success. With almost $46 billion in global revenue, its parent company,
Canon Inc., ranks among the Top 4 in US patents registered since 1994.
Canon ranks among the world's Top 30 brands and is one of Forbes'
Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies. Canon Canada Inc. is
committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty,
providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of
the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. is dedicated to its
Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. For more
information, please visit www.canon.ca or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CanonCanada
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SOURCE: Canon Canada Inc.
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