To cap off the week, I3A conferred its prestigious annual Leadership Award on Mr. Shigetaka Komori, president and CEO of Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., at I3A's yearly Spotlight Reception. Awarded annually since 1980, I3A's Leadership Award recognizes those individuals in the international imaging community who have exhibited the exemplary qualities and innovative vision of a leader.
George Lynch of HP, chairman of I3A, presented the award, an engraved crystal captain's decanter, and spoke briefly about the honoree's distinguished career. Mr. Komori has played an important part in the imaging industry's development. Along the way, he has demonstrated his ability to develop sound long-term operating strategies, along with a keen understanding of the business opportunities and potential of new technologies at very early stages. Under Mr. Komori's leadership, Fujifilm has developed a broad range of digital solutions.
His depth of experience in the printing business has equipped
him to understand the impact of digital technologies and media on
the industry in the future and to lead Fujifilm to leverage the
tremendous opportunities he sees ahead.