Canon U.S.A. Announces New Executive Appointment

MELVILLE, NY, January 7, 2020 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. N. Scott Millar to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Corporate Human Resources, Corporate Audit, Ethics & Business Consultation and Canon Solutions America, Inc. Human Resources.

With an extensive and diverse background in developing human capital strategies and leading HR initiatives for the corporate and manufacturing business divisions, Mr. Millar’s HR responsibilities will now extend Canon Solutions America’s direct sales business. He will continue to be involved with talent acquisition, talent and leadership development, total rewards, employee engagement and HR operations and support for Canon U.S.A. and Canon Solutions America.

In addition, Millar will continue leading the Corporate Audit, Ethics and Business Consultation division, overseeing activities relating to standards of conduct, corporate policies and procedures, compliance with applicable laws and promoting ethical relationships across Canon Americas.

“More than ever, it is essential to our business success that we take care of our people, our greatest asset, and at the same time, strengthen our efforts to protect and enhance the Canon brand. I am confident with Mr. Millar’s strong leadership and his ability to move forward boldly and courageously, he will achieve much success in the future,” says Mr. Joe Adachi, chairman and CEO of Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Mr. Millar initially joined Canon Virginia, Inc. in 1992, where he served as the senior director of human resources for Canon Virginia, the company’s flagship operation for manufacturing, engineering and technical support in the Americas. He is a 1985 honors graduate of Christopher Newport University (CNU) in Newport News, Virginia, and recently served as Rector of the University and a member of the CNU Board of Visitors.

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 to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2018† and was named one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2019. 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 and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA

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


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