Canon Europe and Canon Production Printing Announce Senior Executive Changes

London, United Kingdom and Venlo, the Netherlands – Canon Europe right now introduced Taz Nakamasu, Govt Vice President Digital Printing & Options (DP&S) for Canon EMEA, has been appointed International CEO Canon Manufacturing Printing (CPP). He replaces Mick Asada who will probably be returning to Tokyo to tackle a brand new Canon Inc. headquarter project on the finish of the 12 months.

Mr Nakamasu has over 4 a long time of expertise with Canon the place he has served in numerous senior management roles together with Group Govt of OIP Small Workplace System Group, Canon Inc, Group Govt of Company Planning Growth, Canon Inc, in addition to President of Canon Australia.

For the previous six years, Mr Nakamasu has held the place of Govt Vice President, Digital Printing & Options for EMEA the place he has considerably contributed to the strategic course and reformation of this enterprise space and vary of merchandise, options and providers. This included integrating the gross sales and advertising and marketing accountability for Canon Manufacturing Printing’s portfolio into EMEA bringing the know-how even nearer to its prospects. He’ll tackle this new function primarily based in Venlo, the Netherlands from January 1, 2023.

Commenting on the appointment, Taz Nakamasu mentioned “I’m very excited for the chance to steer Canon Manufacturing Printing at such a crucial time. For the previous 4 years, underneath Mick’s management, CPP has expanded its portfolio and has centered on new progress areas like Graphic Arts. I look ahead to working with the staff and persevering with the enterprise evolution.”

Hiro Imamura, presently Vice President Advertising and marketing & Innovation EMEA Digital Printing & Options, will probably be promoted to Govt Vice President DP&S, Canon EMEA. Mr Imamura brings practically 40 years of collective expertise within the printing business and in addition to beforehand working in Canon Inc. and Canon USA gross sales area. He’ll start on this new function from January 2023. A successor will probably be introduced shortly.