Shinichi Yoshida Named Successor as Exec VP & GM, of Canon U.S.A.

Mr. Shinichi Yoshida has been named Toyotsugu Kuwamura’s successor as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group (BISG) and Vice Chairman, Canon Solutions America, Inc.
Mr. Shinichi Yoshida has been named Toyotsugu Kuwamura’s successor as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group (BISG) and Vice Chairman, Canon Solutions America, Inc.

After more than 38 years working at Canon, Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager of Canon U.S.A.’s Business Imaging Solutions Group (BISG) and Chairman and CEO of Canon Solutions America is set to retire effective July 1, 2018.

Mr. Kuwamura first joined Canon, Inc. in 1980 and has held a number of positions within the organization in Japan, Canada, and the United States.

Toyotsugu Kuwamura, Executive VP & GM, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A.
Toyotsugu Kuwamura, Executive VP & GM, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A.

During his time at Canon U.S.A. Inc., he was responsible for overseeing the Océ integration into Canon Solutions America in 2013 and, most recently advocating the “One Canon” approach to customers.  

Effective immediately, Mr. Shinichi Yoshida has been named his successor as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group (BISG) and Vice Chairman, Canon Solutions America, Inc.

In addition, Mr. Joe Adachi will assume the role as Chairman and CEO, Canon Solutions America, Inc.

“I want to thank Mr. Kuwamura for his years of service, strong leadership and dedication to Canon and I wish him luck in his retirement,” said Joe Adachi, chairman and CEO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Joe Adachi, chairman and CEO, Canon USA
Joe Adachi, chairman and CEO, Canon U.S.A.

“It is with great pleasure that I welcome back Mr. Shinichi Yoshida who spent more than 23 years with Canon U.S.A. and I look forward to having him on my management team as we continue to position BISG for future growth.”

Mr. Shinichi Yoshida joined Canon Inc. in 1983, and has worked at Canon Europe, Canon Virginia, Canon U.S.A. and most recently as Executive Vice President/GM at Canon Canada.

His successor will be Mr. Nobuhiko Kitajima as Executive Vice President/GM, Imaging Systems Group and Professional Printing Solutions Group, Canon Canada.  

Mr. Kitajima joined Canon Inc. in 1981 and has had various assignments at Canon Inc., Canon Europe and Canon U.S.A. throughout his career. Mr. Kitajima was promoted to Vice President and General Manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A.  in July 2016.

“I thank Mr. Kitajima for his successes with Canon U.S.A. and I wish him good luck in Canada,” comments Mr. Adachi.

Canon U.S.A. Wins Platinum in 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

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  • Canon U.S.A.

    • Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner
    • uniFLOW, imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Express
    • Best Access Control & Authentication Solution

2017 ASTORS

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of Physical, IT, Port Security, Law Enforcement, Border Security, First Responders, (Fire, EMT, Military, Support Services Vets, SBA, Medical Tech) as well as the Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies – to acknowledge their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

Thomas O’Neill, Director of Integrated Marketing and Mackenzie Gavel, Public Relations Specialist at Canon U.S.A.
Thomas O’Neill, Director of Integrated Marketing and Mackenzie Gavel, Public Relations Specialist at Canon U.S.A. accepting their 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award

Over 100 distinguished guests from National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Executives from companies allied to Government, gathered from across North America and the Middle East to be honored from disciplines across the Security Industry in their respective fields.

To Learn More about the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, see 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East.

2018 ASTORS

Recognized for their Innovative Training and Education Programs, Outstanding Product Development Achievements and Exciting New Technologies to address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.

American Security Today will be holding the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon to honor Nominees, Finalists and Winners on November 14, 2018 at ISC East 2018 in New York City.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.

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.

Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States.

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To Learn More about Canon U.S.A., please visit. www.usa.canon.com.

For ‘ASTORS’ Sponsorship Opportunities and More Information on the AST 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, please contact Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at: mmadsen@americansecuritytoday.com or call 732.233.8119 (mobile) or 646-450-6027 (office).