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[January 14, 2013]

Canon U.S.A. Announces Senior Executive Appointments

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--

Canon (News - Alert) U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced several senior executive appointments and promotions to start the new year.

"It gives me great pleasure to announce these well-deserved appointments and promotions," said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Each of these senior executives bring tremendous experience and proven leadership abilities into their new roles and will help position us for enhanced future success."

The appointments and promotions include:

  • Joseph Warren has been appointed senior vice president and general manager, Corporate Human Resources, Canon U.S.A. Formerly the senior vice president of the Customer Support Group and chairman of Canon Information Technology Services, Inc. (CITS), Mr. Warren has held numerous manufacturing and customer support positions within Canon U.S.A. and its subsidiaries over his 23-year career with the Company.
  • Satoshi Nagata has been promoted to president of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. that delivers solutions in the areas of cloud computing and business process integration. In 2011, Mr. Nagata was named excutive vice president of CIIS after a 30-year career with Canon Inc. in Japan where he served in various software engineering and executive positions.
  • Yuichi Ishizuka has assumed Mr. Warren's former responsibilities as chairman and CEO of CITS, in addition to maintaining his current role as executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies and Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. Having joined Canon Inc. in Japan in 1981, Mr. Ishizuka has held numerous sales and marketing positions within Canon U.S.A. and Canon Canada, Inc.
  • Doris Higginbotham has been promoted to president of CITS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. that provides support services for all small office and consumer products, including digital cameras, camcorders, printers, fax machines, copiers, calculators, and binoculars. Ms. Higginbotham has been with CITS since 1997 and most recently served as senior vice president of operations.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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