February 15, 2012 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., has named Toru Nishizawa president and CEO of Canon Virginia (CVI) and president of Industrial Resource Technologies Inc. (IRT) effective April 1. Nishizawa will replace Yusaku Azuma who is retiring in March.
Nishizawa has served as executive vice president for the Business & Technology Development Group at CVI and president and CEO of Canon U.S. Life Sciences, a title he will retain, when he assumes his new role. CVI, located in Newport News, is Canon’s largest manufacturing, engineering and technology center in the Americas. more