STAMFORD, Conn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Naohiro Fujitani began leadership as President and CEO of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., effective April 1, 2010. Mr. Fujitani comes to the company with nearly 35 years experience with FUJIFILM Corporation. He succeeds Hiroaki Tada who has retired after almost 40 years with Fujifilm, the last two of which were spent at FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A.
As President and CEO, Mr. Fujitani is charged with managing the growth and profitability of the company's imaging systems, medical informatics and women's health business segments. As Fujifilm continues to diversify and strengthen its core digital x-ray portfolio while also extending its reach into new imaging and informatics areas, his past experience and management history will be invaluable to the expansion of the organization.
Mr. Fujitani is a knowledgeable and proven leader who has spearheaded many successful business initiatives. Just prior to this appointment he served as the company's Senior Executive Vice President. Before coming to the U.S. he was Senior Vice President of FUJIFILM Europe and General Manager of the Graphic Systems Division where he was responsible for the sales, marketing, manufacturing and day-to-day operations and profitability of the graphic businesses in the European, African and Middle Eastern markets.
His career with Fujifilm began at world headquarters in Tokyo. For nearly three decades he held positions of increasing responsibility gaining experience in diverse functional areas in the Graphic Systems division such as sales, marketing, new product planning, system integration and lastly as Deputy General Manager. During his tenure in this position Mr. Fujitani was tasked with and successfully grew the company's world wide software applications and digital printing business, and he led the evaluation and acquisition of several companies.
Mr. Fujitani received his bachelor's degree in the science of economics from Kwansei Gakuin University in Kobe, Japan.
About FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and Cardiovascular products, to advanced women's health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information, visit www.fujimed.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 25 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2009, and in the year ended March 31, 2009, had global revenues of $25 billion. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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