Canon Europe has confirmed that Taz Nakamasu, Executive Vice President Digital Printing & Solutions (DP&S) for Canon EMEA, has been appointed Global CEO Canon Production Printing (CPP). He will take on this new role based in Venlo, the Netherlands from January 1, 2023.
He replaces Mick Asada who will be returning to Tokyo to take on a new Canon Inc. headquarter assignment at the end of the year. Nakamasu (pictured left) said, “I am excited for the opportunity to lead Canon Production Printing at such a critical time. For the past four years, under Mick’s leadership, CPP has expanded its portfolio and has focused on new growth areas like Graphic Arts. I look forward to working with the team and continuing the business evolution.”
Hiro Imamura, currently Vice President Marketing & Innovation EMEA Digital Printing & Solutions, will be promoted to Executive Vice President DP&S, Canon EMEA.