Canon U.S.A. Announces Senior Executive Appointments

  Canon U.S.A. Announces Senior Executive Appointments

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. -- January 14, 2013

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced
several senior executive appointments and promotions to start the new year.

“It gives me great pleasure to announce these well-deserved appointments and
promotions,” said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon
U.S.A., Inc. “Each of these senior executives bring tremendous experience and
proven leadership abilities into their new roles and will help position us for
enhanced future success.”

The appointments and promotions include:

  *Joseph Warren has been appointed senior vice president and general
    manager, Corporate Human Resources, Canon U.S.A. Formerly the senior vice
    president of the Customer Support Group and chairman of Canon Information
    Technology Services, Inc. (CITS), Mr. Warren has held numerous
    manufacturing and customer support positions within Canon U.S.A. and its
    subsidiaries over his 23-year career with the Company.
  *Satoshi Nagata has been promoted to president of Canon Information and
    Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A.
    that delivers solutions in the areas of cloud computing and business
    process integration. In 2011, Mr. Nagata was named executive vice
    president of CIIS after a 30-year career with Canon Inc. in Japan where he
    served in various software engineering and executive positions.

  *Yuichi Ishizuka has assumed Mr. Warren’s former responsibilities as
    chairman and CEO of CITS, in addition to maintaining his current role as
    executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies and
    Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. Having joined Canon Inc. in Japan in
    1981, Mr. Ishizuka has held numerous sales and marketing positions within
    Canon U.S.A. and Canon Canada, Inc.
  *Doris Higginbotham has been promoted to president of CITS, a wholly owned
    subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. that provides support services for all small
    office and consumer products, including digital cameras, camcorders,
    printers, fax machines, copiers, calculators, and binoculars. Ms.
    Higginbotham has been with CITS since 1997 and most recently served as
    senior vice president of operations.

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. With approximately $45.6 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s
Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. received the
Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and
printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the
past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer
satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service
and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated
to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark

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