Melville, NY—Canon USA executive vice president and general manager Seymour Liebman was included on the Long Island Press PowerList for the 10th consecutive year. Schneps Media publishes the Long Island Press and named the most influential movers and shakers on the island to the PowerList.
The PowerList, in its 19th year, honors some of Long Island’s most influential leaders in business, politics, education, health care and nonprofits. The honorees were recognized at a dinner on June 16 in the Mansion at Oyster Bay.
“I once again would like to express my gratitude to be included among Long Island’s most respected and successful leaders,” Liebman said. “I appreciate the Long Island Press for again bestowing this honor on me. Also, I extend my congratulations to all fellow honorees. Inclusion on the PowerList is a testament to our company’s ongoing commitment to digital imaging innovation. I’m proud of Canon USA’s tireless work to meet the needs of our customers.”
Canon USA Executive Vice President/GM Honors
The honor for Liebman builds off an award-winning 2021 campaign. It featured his inclusion on the City & State’s Long Island Power 100 List. He earned commendation for being a powerful member of Long Island’s community.
Furthermore, a stalwart in the community, Liebman’s long-term impact was recognized with induction into the PowerList Hall of Fame in 2017. This honor is reserved for a select few who were named to the list at least five times.
Liebman joined the Canon USA Accounting Division in 1974 as a manager. Subsequently, he was promoted to vice president in 1987. In 1989, he established the in-house legal department at Canon USA, where he currently oversees almost 50 in-house attorneys, including intellectual property attorneys.
What’s more, in 1996, Canon USA promoted him to executive vice president and general manager for Administration and Regional Operations. He was also named general counsel. In addition to these positions, Liebman was appointed chief administrative officer in 2008.
Liebman currently serves as the executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Canon USA, Inc.; senior managing executive officer of Canon Inc., Japan; as well as chairman and CEO of BriefCam, Ltd.