Fujio Mitarai


Fujio Mitarai

Fujio Mitarai (御手洗 冨士夫 Mitarai Fujio?, born September 23, 1935, Kamae, Ōita) is the chairman of Canon and also of the Japan Business Federation.[1] He studied Law at Chuo University, and was President of Canon in the USA until 1989.[2]

Biography

  • 1935 September 23: Born at Kamae, Ōita (now Saiki).
  • 1961 March: Graduated University of Chuo department of Law. While the bar exam aim failed in school, in April Fujio joined the leaders of Canon with his uncle Takeshi Mitarai - one of the founders of the company.
  • 1979: Appointed President position of Canon USA.
  • 1995: Assumed the 6th presidency after Hajime - Mitarai's cousin, former president died.
  • 2006: Chairman of Japan Business Federation.
  • 2010: Resigned the Chairman position. Now Chairman Emeritus.

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