Fujifilm Announces Departure of Stan Freimuth
VALHALLA, NY—February 1, 2007 — Fujifilm U.S.A., Inc., today announced that Stanley E. Freimuth, senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer, is leaving the company.
“During the years that Stan has been a part of Fujifilm we have benefited from his leadership, sound judgment and business acumen,” said Taizo Mori, CEO, Fujifilm U.S.A., Inc. “Now, he has decided to identify a new career opportunity that can more fully tap his leadership and general management capabilities. On behalf of everyone at Fujifilm I would like to thank Stan for the significant contributions he has made to our company, and to wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Freimuth joined Fujifilm in 1983 and over the next years held positions of increasing responsibility in the company’s graphic arts operations. Under his leadership, the company experienced a period of dramatic sales growth, and introduced new management processes to improve organizational and individual performance. He was named to the Board of Directors of Fuji Photo Film U.S.A. in 1998, and two years later was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and relocated to corporate headquarters in Valhalla, NY, in 2000.
Freimuth is active in numerous community and non-profit organizations, including serving as Chairman of the Westchester County Association, and sitting on the board of the Children’s Hospital Foundation at Westchester Medical Center. Nationally, he serves on the National Zoological Park Advisory Board in Washington, D.C.
Fujifilm brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries including medical, life sciences, consumer electronic, chemical, graphic arts, information systems, photography and office products based on its vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company provides products and services that contribute to the advancement of culture, science, technology and industry, as well as to improved health and environmental protection. It is the global leader in digital minilabs; Computed Radiography systems; ink dyes, pigments and UV inks for inkjet printers and materials used in the production of flat panel displays. It was ranked number 15 for U.S. patents granted in 2006, employs more than 75,000 people worldwide and in the year ended March 31, 2006, had global revenues of $22.8 billion.