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Canon U.S.A. Executive Vice President Seymour Liebman Named Among "50 Most Influential Long Islanders"

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Canon U.S.A., Inc., senior executive officer of Canon Inc., and vice chairman of Canon Solutions America, Inc., has been named to the Long Island Press "Power List," an award that honors 50 of Long Island's most influential leaders. Mr. Liebman graces this list for the third consecutive year, moving from spot six to five for the year 2013. 

Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Canon U.S.A., Inc., senior executive officer of Canon Inc., Japan, and vice chairman of Canon Solutions America, Inc.

"It is an honor to be recognized amongst some of Long Island's finest, well respected, and successful community and business leaders," said Seymour Liebman. "This achievement would not be possible without the support of my talented staff at Canon U.S.A. Without their dedication to the company, the move to our new headquarters would not have been executed as efficiently."

Now in its 12th year, the Long Island Press "Power List" recognizes some of Long Island's most influential figures throughout the fields of business, politics, education, healthcare and not-for-profit. Members of the list are selected from hundreds of potential candidates and are deemed as honorees based on their contributions to Long Island and their impact on the Island over the past year.

Mr. Liebman has been an integral part of shaping the direction of Canon U.S.A. since joining the Company in 1974 as a manager in the accounting department. Earlier this year, Mr. Liebman was promoted to senior executive officer of Canon Inc., by the Company's Shareholders and Board of Directors, becoming the first non-Japanese Canon executive honored with this achievement. During his tenure at Canon U.S.A., Liebman has held the positions of Executive Vice President and General Manager for Administration and Regional Operations, General Counsel, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. He is also responsible for establishing the corporate legal department which now houses over 20 attorneys.

In his current position, Mr. Liebman is responsible for legal affairs and corporate administration functions for Canon Americas. From 2011 - 2012 he acted as President of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to expanding Canon's overall solutions business, comprised of software and service offerings. Currently, Mr. Liebman serves as vice chairman of Canon Solutions America, a wholly owned subsidiary that provides sales and support for Canon and Océ hardware, software and services targeting general office, production print and large format markets in the United States. Mr. Liebman's leadership continues to help strengthen the Company's position as an imaging industry leader.

In conjunction with his roles at Canon U.S.A., Inc. and Canon Inc., Mr. Liebman serves as a board member for various local councils and associations including the Touro Law Center where he serves on the Board of Governors, the Long Island Association Board of Directors, the Information Technology Industry Council, the Council of Overseers for the Tilles Center and the Board of Directors of Zygo Corporation.


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