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Canon U.S.A. Senior Vice President Eliott Peck Invited To Join The American Society Of Cinematographers As Associate Member

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 26, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that Eliott Peck, senior vice president and general manager of the Imaging Technologies and Communications Group, has been invited to join the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), a non-profit association dedicated to advancing the art and practice of filmmaking, as an associate member.

Mr. Peck, who has shared a passion for the art of filmmaking and cinematography for over 30 years, commented, "It is with great honor that I accept this invitation to join the highly esteemed American Society of Cinematographers as an associate member. As relative newcomers to this market, we are grateful and encouraged by the warm reception we continue to experience by this community of artists and professionals. The incredible imagery we have seen our cameras and lenses be a part of, during this past 18 months, continue to inspire us to innovate and deliver the tools to help ground-breaking professionals deliver their stories."

The ASC has been dedicated to educating aspiring filmmakers and others about the art of cinematography and filmmaking since it received its charter in 1919. Since its creation, ASC membership is granted by invitation, based on an individual's body of work and accomplishments in the field. As a new associate member, Mr. Peck joins more than 150 other associate ASC members in advancing film education and the development of motion-picture technologies to promote a better understanding of the cinematographer's contributions to the filmmaking process.

As senior vice president and general manager of the Imaging Technologies and Communications Group at Canon U.S.A., Inc. since January 2010, Mr. Peck oversees all sales activities for this group. Joining Canon U.S.A., Inc. in 1975, he has held several regional and national sales management positions within the Imaging Technologies and Communications Group. He is also a member of the Board of Industry Leaders of the Consumer Electronics Association as well as co-chair for the Digital Imaging Board since October 2011.

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.


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