BRAMPTON, ON, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Canon Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nobuhiko Kitajima to the position of President and CEO.
Mr. Kitajima began his career with Canon Inc. in 1981. He has worked for the organization in several regions including Japan, Europe and the United States. In 1986, he joined Canon USA as a regional administrative manager for the Medical Division in Canon's Western Regional office. He returned to Canon Inc. in 1993 before rejoining Canon USA in 2002; where he went on to hold several senior leadership positions in the Business Imaging Solutions Group's Large Format Printer Division and the Innovative Business Development Division.
In 2016, he was promoted to Vice President & GM, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group at Canon USA.
Mr. Kitajima joined Canon Canada in 2018 as the Executive Vice-President & GM for the Imaging Systems Group and Professional Printing Solutions Group.
Born in San Francisco, Mr. Kitajima holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law from Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan.
Mr. Kitajima succeeds Mr. Taizaburo Egawa, who will be leaving Canon Canada and returning to Japan.
About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, 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. 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.
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