Océ, part of the Canon Group, has appointed Patrick Chapuis as the President and CEO of Océ North America effective January 1. Chapuis succeeds Joseph Skrzypczak who will retire in 2012. Chapuis is currently the President of Wide Format Printing Systems for Océ North America, a role he has held for the past eight years.
Rokus van Iperen, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Océ N.V., said, “Patrick Chapuis is well qualified to lead Océ North America, the largest operating company of the worldwide Océ Group. He has decades of experience in both wide- and narrow-format printing in North America and Europe, and has consistently delivered outstanding results. I am confident that under his leadership Océ North America will continue to prosper.”
In his new role, Chapuis will oversee North American sales, marketing, service, operations, finance and support functions. Océ North America is comprised of the Document Printing Systems division, which serves the office, education and government markets; the Production Printing Systems division, which serves the transaction and graphic arts markets; and the Wide Format Printing Systems division, which serves the architectural, engineering, construction and display graphics markets.