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Canon Canada appoints new President and CEO

March 5, 2019

Mr. Nobuhiko Kitajima, President and CEO, Canon Canada. (CNW Group/Canon Canada Inc.)

Canon Canada Inc. says it 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 organisation 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.

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