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Canon U.S.A. Names Tsuneo Imai President of Virtual Imaging, Inc.


MELVILLE, N.Y., July 29, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced management changes at its wholly owned subsidiary Virtual Imaging, Inc.

Tsuneo Imai is now president of Virtual Imaging, a position he will hold while maintaining his current role as senior director and general manager, Healthcare Solutions Division, Business Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A. He succeeds Chris Duca, who will become technical advisor to the president, supporting Mr. Imai with technical and engineering expertise for a transition period.

"With more than 30 years at Canon, Mr. Imai's key strengths are his motivational leadership style, extensive knowledge of digital radiography and ophthalmic technology, and strong interpersonal client management skills," said Joe Adachi, president and CEO of Canon U.S.A. and Chairman and CEO of Virtual Imaging. "He is the ideal executive to lead the next phase of healthcare technology innovation from Canon U.S.A. and Virtual Imaging."

In April 2009, Canon U.S.A., Inc. acquired Virtual Imaging, Inc. to strengthen the X-ray system/modality business for Canon's innovative Digital Radiography (DR) flat panel detectors.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

About Virtual Imaging, Inc.

Virtual Imaging, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. Combining unmatched experience, extensive resources and broad business functions, Virtual Imaging collaborates with large complex hospital, imaging centers, private physician offices and government organizations to support them in becoming efficient, high-performance healthcare providers and professionals with the latest in digital radiography technology. We assist in the forward advancement of our clients, from strategic planning to day-to-day operations, with our commitment to providing products and services for diagnostic equipment, imaging solutions, and digital flat panel technology. Learn more at www.virtualimaging-fl.com or www.usa.canon.com/dr

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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Tsuneo Imai, President of Virtual Imaging, Inc.

Tsuneo Imai, President of Virtual Imaging, Inc.