Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced executive appointments and promotions that took effect January 1. These new appointments reinforce Canon’s commitment to elevating its employees and placing them in positions to succeed.
Hiroto Kato was promoted to vice president, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group. Kato first joined Canon Inc. in 1997 working with the camera group. After working for Canon U.S.A. from 2009-13, he returned to Canon Inc. and rose through the ranks to senior director before transferring back to Canon U.S.A. in July 2022.
Additionally, Shuji “Steve” Suda has transferred from Canon Inc. to serve as vice president and general manager, Hybrid-workplace Solutions Group. Suda has worked for Canon since 1998 and has also worked extensively for Canon U.S.A., first from 2005-07 and also from 2011-18 in the inkjet printer group. He took over for Isao “Sammy” Kobayashi, who was named president and CEO of Canon Canada.
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 to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $30.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), as of 2022 has ranked in the top-five overall in U.S. patents granted for 37 consecutive years† and was one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2022. Canon U.S.A. was featured in Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplaces list for 2021, ranking among the top 100 companies for employee happiness and satisfaction at work. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.