New chief for Canon USA

1 April 2005 – Lake Success (NY): Canon USA has appointed Yoroku Adachi as its new president and CEO. Adachi has also been named managing director on Canon Inc’s board of directors.

Canon USA’s current president/CEO, Kinya Uchida, will return to Canon to serve as advisor for the company’s Tokyo headquarters.

Uchida said: "My time as president and CEO of Canon USA was one of the most rewarding experiences of my career. It has been an honour and a privilege to work with the many employees, clients and customers I have met during my time here. Together we have accomplished a great deal.

"I am confident Mr Adachi will continue to expand on this success," he added.