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Kazuto Ogawa is new president and CEO of Canon USA News People on the Move 

Kazuto Ogawa is new president and CEO of Canon USA

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the appointment of Kazuto Ogawa as President and CEO of Canon U.S.A. Inc., effective April 1, 2020, along with other senior executive promotions. He succeeds the retiring Yoruku “Joe” Adachi. Ogawa has almost 40 years of experience with Canon since beginning his career with Canon Inc. in 1981. From 1995-2005, he held positions with Canon Singapore, Canon Hong Kong, and... Read More
Nikon announces retirement of David Lee after 41 years News People on the Move 

Nikon announces retirement of David Lee after 41 years

Nikon Inc. announced the retirement of David Lee, senior vice president, who over the past 41 years has dedicated himself to helping Nikon Inc. navigate the ever-changing landscape of the imaging and recreation optics industries. In his career with Nikon Inc., Lee helped fuel the success of many of the imaging company’s divisions, most recently as the Senior Vice President... Read More
Xeikon adds three to North American sales team People on the Move 

Xeikon adds three to North American sales team

Three new senior staff were announced by Xeikon America, Inc. in support of the company’s North American digital printing business. “We see tremendous potential in the North American market, and with these announcements we have put an even stronger infrastructure into place to support our growth,” said Benoit Chatelard, president and CEO of Flint Group Digital Solutions, Xeikon’s parent company.... Read More
Industry notes for the week of March 28 People on the Move Podcasts Updates 

Industry notes for the week of March 28

Interesting items from around the web Gartner: 81% of CFOs intend to exceed contractual obligations during COVID-19 outbreak Video home tour requests soar nearly 500% in one week Apps and updates Samsung Electronics will bring new photo features to the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note10 series through an upcoming software update, including Single Take mode, starting from March. This software... Read More
VSCO adds three new advisors People on the Move 

VSCO adds three new advisors

Popular app maker VSCO announced the addition of three advisors from diverse backgrounds from innovative companies including Facebook, Pandora, Snap, Twitter, and more. Sriram Krishnan is a seasoned product leader and investor with deep experience building monetization businesses. He served as a key product leader at Twitter where he oversaw audience growth, home timeline, trends, search, onboarding and events among... Read More
AlphaGraphics appoints Brad Swimmer to support strategic franchise growth Acquisitions People on the Move 

AlphaGraphics appoints Brad Swimmer to support strategic franchise growth

AlphaGraphics, a franchisor of printing and marketing solutions, named long-time franchise expert Brad Swimmer to lead the company’s efforts to grow through franchise conversions and acquisitions. Swimmer, a former Fortune 500 financial manager, owned and operated the AlphaGraphics location in Cleveland with his wife, Judy, from 1991 until 2019. The Cleveland franchise location was twice named to the AlphaGraphics Gold Circle Centers and earned multiple... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of March 21 People on the Move Tips and tricks 

Industry Notes for the week of March 21

Tech trends Samsung begins mass production of fast storage Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing the industry’s first 512-gigabyte (GB) eUFS (embedded Universal Flash Storage) 3.1 for use in flagship smartphones. Delivering three times the write speed of the previous 512GB eUFS 3.0 mobile memory, Samsung’s new eUFS 3.1 breaks the 1GB/s performance threshold in smartphone storage. Perfect Corp.: Refashioning the... Read More
ShootProof names Stephen Marshall as CEO People on the Move 

ShootProof names Stephen Marshall as CEO

Atlanta’s ShootProof, a global leader in software, e-commerce, education, and productivity solutions for professional and semi-professional photographers, appointed Stephen Marshall as chief executive officer. Marshall brings more than two decades of proven executive leadership in high-growth technology and SaaS companies. Previously Marshall was a founding partner at Deep Fractal, an advisory firm, working with technology companies spanning digital marketing, healthcare,... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of March 14 People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of March 14

Rumors and interesting items from around the internet Former Shutterfly CEO Jeff Housenbold talks to Jason Calacanis on the “This Week In Startups” podcast about deploying the $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, creating moats via capital and more. Smithsonian releases 2.8 million images into public domain, via Smithsonian Magazine After half a century, the New England School of Photography shutters,... Read More
Edge Imaging, Walter Capital Partners appoints James Aziz at new CEO News People on the Move 

Edge Imaging, Walter Capital Partners appoints James Aziz at new CEO

Edge Imaging and Walter Capital Partners announce the appointment of James Aziz as CEO of Edge Imaging effective March 16, 2020. Aziz joins Edge, the award-winning Canadian-owned school photography company from Transcontinental’s Premedia services for Printing and Packaging. Aziz’s expertise in finance, operational reporting, continuous improvement, manufacturing systems, cost-containment, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, as well as strategic planning will continue to successfully... Read More
Canon U.S.A. chairman and CEO Yoroku Adachi retiring, Kazuto Ogawa appointed president and CEO People on the Move 

Canon U.S.A. chairman and CEO Yoroku Adachi retiring, Kazuto Ogawa appointed president and CEO

Kazuto Ogawa Appointed as President and CEO of Canon U.S.A. Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced Yoroku “Joe” Adachi, the company’s chairman and CEO, is retiring, effective March 31, 2020. Adachi, who also is retiring as executive vice president of Canon Inc. in Japan and chairman and CEO of Canon Solutions America, has enjoyed a distinguished 50-year career with Canon. Canon U.S.A. has... Read More
Graphco appoints Troy Miller as Southeast Region sales manager People on the Move 

Graphco appoints Troy Miller as Southeast Region sales manager

Graphco announced Troy Miller joined the Graphco sales team effective immediately as Graphco’s Southeast Region Sales Manager. Miller has two decades of sales experience in the printing industry. “Troy’s strong background in pre-press with Creo and Kodak, digital print with FujiFilm’s JPress and most recently in industrial, packaging and commercial pressroom with Manroland, will bring a unique perspective to our... Read More
Industry notes for the week of March 7 People on the Move 

Industry notes for the week of March 7

Rumors and interesting items from around the internet Canon U.S.A. celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Wolf Restoration in Yellowstone National Park Apps and updates Moment has discontinued development of its Pro Camera Android App after two years. VSCO adds multimedia creation tool Photogize announced products and templates for IPI MSP Graduation 2020 are live. Tech Trends to watch Facebook can now transform... Read More
Matt Hill takes on new role as head of Social Media at MAC Group People on the Move 

Matt Hill takes on new role as head of Social Media at MAC Group

Matt Hill, director of marketing innovation, is taking charge of MAC Group‘s social media accounts, the company said. Hill is moving forward from his current role marketing eCommerce brands to blend his deep product and brand knowledge with 20+ years of experience in digital marketing, management, content creation and education. In his new role, he will focus MAC Group’s numerous... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Feb. 29 New Products People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Feb. 29

Rumors and interesting items from around the internet Jif partners with Giphy to settle the soft/hard ‘G’ debate with a limited-edition peanut butter jar, via DPReview Apps and updates Pinterest Lite for Android is now available worldwide. Nik Collection 2.5 features five new film stocks (Agfa Precisa 100, Fuji FP100C, Fuji Instax, Fuji Provia 400X, Lomo RedScale 100), plus Affinity... Read More
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