ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Canon Chairman Mitarai, 84, doubles up as president again

Heavyweight of business world will serve both roles until replacement found

Canon Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai will fill in for the president. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

TOKYO -- Canon Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai will take on the roles of president and chief operating officer after the executive who held those positions, Masaya Maeda, retired for health reasons, the company said Friday.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more