Bo Kajiwara was appointed the new president and CEO of Nikon Inc, the subsidiary of Nikon Corporation for the Americas.
He replaces Toru Iwaoka, who was named president of Nikon Europe BV and corporate VP.
Kajiwara is tasked with overseeing the marketing, product development and customer satisfaction efforts in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central Latin America. He’s been with the company for 29 years and was previously sales and marketing senior general manager for Nikon Europe.
Prior to this, Kajiwara was general manager of the communications department in Nikon Corp. in Japan. He also worked at Nikon Inc. in the U.S. from 2004 to 2013, eventually becoming marketing, planning and customer experience VP.
Nikon is celebrating its 100 anniversary this year.