Melville, NY—Canon USA announced the appointment of Kenji Sato as president and chief executive officer of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions (CIIS). In addition to his new role with CIIS, Sato will continue to serve as vice president and general manager of Canon USA’s Information Technology Group.
Sato graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the Musashi Institute of Technology. Subsequently, his career at Canon began in Japan in 1982 with Canon Inc., the parent company of Canon USA. Between 1987 and 2005, Sato held positions with Canon Europe, Canon Canada as well as Canon China.
Furthermore, in 2005, Sato moved to the United States to work with Canon USA. In all four of his assignments, he spearheaded the effort to implement new IT systems for each respective subsidiary.
“Mr. Sato has made a positive impact on the company in every position that he’s held. Most recently he helped implement Canon’s information technology initiatives,” said Joe Adachi, chairman and CEO, Canon USA, Inc.
“We are confident that Mr. Sato’s current role with Canon USA’s Information Technology Group will translate well to his duties as president and CEO of CIIS, where he will provide the expertise and leadership necessary to continue Canon’s role as an industry leader providing innovative solutions to our customers. Furthermore, I’d like to congratulate Mr. Sato on his new position and look forward to working with him to take CIIS to the next level.”
Canon Information and Imaging Solutions (CIIS)
CIIS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA. CIIS extends Canon’s history of innovation with imaging and digital document technologies. The solutions offered by CIIS leverage intelligent data capture, business process automation as well as integration with legacy systems and analytics.
CIIS also delivers accounts payable and procure-to-pay solutions that are shaping the future of financial operations. Moreover, it deploys its solutions in partnership with leading technology providers to deliver consulting and professional services for organizations of all sizes. usa.canon.com