The Executive Board of Canon Production Printing consists of Takanobu Nakamasu and Marcel Frielinck
Post: President & CEO and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Canon Production Printing Holding B.V.
Appointed: January 2023
Mr. Nakamasu graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo in 1981 and joined Canon Inc. in Tokyo the same year. In 1993, he moved to Canon EMEA for eight years, as CENV Product Marketing & President’s Office based in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.
Following a further eight years as CEL Business Imaging Group Marketing Director in Stockley Park, U.K., Mr. Nakamasu returned to Japan, where he spent two years as CINC Group Executive, Small Systems Group, OIP in Tokyo. He went on to hold other senior management positions, namely as Canon Australia Managing Director in Sydney (2011 – 2015) and CINC Executive Officer and Head of Corporate Planning HQ (2015-2016).
In 2016, he was appointed EMEA Document Solutions Executive Vice President in CEL and CINC Executive Officer. In 2021, he took on the role of EMEA Digital Printing & Solutions Executive Vice President in CEL and CINC Managing Executive Officer, before accepting the position of President & CEO and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors with effect from 1 January 2023.
Post: Executive Vice President (EVP), Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Board of Executive Directors of Canon Production Printing Holding B.V.
Appointed: March 2022
Marcel Frielinck joined Canon Production Printing in 2017. In January 2021, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Committee of Canon Production Printing.
Marcel has a history in the printing industry, with assignments in Finance, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, and Business Operations. He has worked in several European countries in various roles, in the US as Global Head of Supply Chain and in India as CFO.
On 1 March 2022, he was appointed member of the Board of Executive Directors of Canon Production Printing Holding B.V.