CIPA Appoints New President and Vice President

CIPA Appoints New President and Vice President


Tokyo, Japan—The Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) announced that Makoto Kimura, representative director and president of Nikon Corporation, recently succeeded Tsyoshi Kikukawa as president of the CIPA.

Additionally, Masashi Imamura, senior vice president and corporate executive of Sony Corporation, is now the CIPA vice president, succeeding Mamoru Yoshida.

Established in 2002, CIPA facilitates the further growth of its members who are engaged in the development, production or sale of standard film cameras, digital cameras and related devices, instruments and software by dealing with problems of the industry, such as environmental problems, inadequate compatibility or interoperability between products, and the maintenance of fair market competition, and by promoting research and information exchange.