Canon U.S.A. Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Seymour Liebman Promoted to Senior Executive Officer of

  Canon U.S.A. Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
  Seymour Liebman Promoted to Senior Executive Officer of Canon Inc.

Business Wire

MELVILLE, N.Y. -- April 24, 2013

As the first non-Japanese Canon executive honored with this achievement, 
Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and
general counsel, Canon U.S.A., Inc. and vice chairman, Canon Solutions
America, Inc., was promoted to senior executive officer of Canon Inc., by the
Company’s shareholders and Board of Directors. Mr. Liebman will continue his
leadership posts at Canon U.S.A., in addition to his expanded role with Canon
Inc.

Mr. Liebman has been an integral part of shaping the direction of Canon U.S.A.
since joining the Company more than 35 years ago as a manager in the
accounting division. During his tenure at Canon U.S.A., Liebman has been
instrumental in helping the Company transform from a provider of consumer and
business analog products to a leader in digital imaging solutions for
consumer, businesses and industrial markets, such as medical imaging,
broadcast and video.

In his current position, Mr. Liebman is responsible for legal affairs and
corporate administration functions for Canon Americas. From 2011 - 2012 he was
also President of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, a wholly owned
subsidiary dedicated to expanding Canon’s overall solutions business,
comprised of software and service offerings. And earlier this year he was
appointed vice chairman, Canon Solutions America, a wholly owned subsidiary
that provides sales and support for Canon and Océ hardware, software and
services targeting general office, production print and large format markets
in the United States. Mr. Liebman’s leadership continues to help strengthen
the Company’s position as an imaging industry leader.

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 $40 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s
Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the
PCMag.com 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 apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark
Office.

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