MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 once again been named to the Long Island Press “Power List,” an award that honors 50 of Long Island’s most influential leaders. This is the fourth consecutive year that Mr. Liebman placed among the top 10 ranking, placing seven for 2014.
"I am deeply honored to be selected on this year’s Long Island Power List,” said Seymour Liebman. “To be amongst some of Long Island’s most respected, and successful community and business leaders is certainly a great privilege. I congratulate all of this year’s honorees.”
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. In 1989, he established the in-house legal department at Canon U.S.A., where he currently oversees more than 25 in-house attorneys. In 1996, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and General Manager for Administration and Regional Operations as well as being named General Counsel. In addition, Mr. Liebman was appointed to Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer in 2008, a title he currently holds. The first non-Japanese Canon Inc. executive, Mr. Liebman was promoted to senior executive officer of Canon Inc., by the Company’s Shareholders and Board of Directors.
In his current position, Mr. Liebman is responsible for global legal affairs and corporate administration functions for Canon Americas. 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 and the Council of Overseers for the Tilles Center.
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 $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2013† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2014, Canon U.S.A. received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the 11th consecutive year. 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. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. 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.
†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.