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Blais promoted to VP, graphics systems at Fujifilm Canada


July 7, 2020
By PrintAction Staff

Fujifilm Canada Inc. has announced the promotion of Stephane Blais to the newly-created role of vice president, graphics systems and technical services divisions. In this role, Blais will drive greater efficiency and teamwork across both divisions.

Fujifilm’s expanding graphics systems business in Canada offers solutions for offset printing, digital inkjet presses and large format printing. In this role, Blais will be responsible for managing this expansion by creating and implementing strategic business plans, financial planning and overseeing customer relationships, including national contract, direct and channel sales.

“With the goal of growing our graphic systems business in Fujifilm Canada Inc., it was essential to choose a strong leader that not only motivates our teams, but also will advocate for customer success,” said Hideaki Tsuda, president, Fujifilm Canada Inc. “The new appointment ensures that we have the right talent and resources in place to support our customers in the Canadian market well into the future.”

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Company veteran Blais has been with Fujifilm for 30 years. Most recently, he served as national director of technical services at Fujifilm Canada Inc., and has also held a number of roles with increasing responsibility within the graphic systems, imaging and photofinishing divisions of the business. As VP of graphics systems and technical services divisions, Blais will report directly to Hideaki Tsuda, company president.