By Jon Robinson
Tony Karg, Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Marketing for Fujifilm Canada, is leaving the company on March 31, 2014, after more than 20 years.
Unable to share much information at this time, Karg did say he plans on staying within the graphics industry in a strategic planning role, whether that is related directly to marketing or business development.
Karg began his career at Fuji Graphic Systems Canada in 1993 as an applications specialist. He had spent the previous two years as a production coordinator for Ainsworth Printing in Kitchener, Ontario. Karg remained as an applications specialist at Fujifilm until April 2000, when he became Product Manager, Digital Workflow Solutions.
In late 2003, Karg was named Product Marketing Manager for Fuji Graphic Systems Canada Inc., overseeing the marketing of all products sold by the company until early 2005, when he became Director of Business Development & Marketing for just over a year. He received a promotion to a Senior Director role in April 2006 and remained in the position until early 2013. During this time, begininng in 2011, Karg spent nearly year in Tokyo as the only non-Japanese member of the core planning team behind Fujifilm’s trade show booth for the quadrennial drupa 2012 exhibition in Duesseldorf, Germany.
In April 2013, Karg was to his current position at Fujifilm Canada, which he will hold until leaving the company on March 31.