Shareholders adopt proposed resolutions at Océ AGM

Anton Schaaf appointed CEO and Ernst-Jan Minnema CFO

Venlo, The Netherlands, 17 April 2012 ─ Shareholders of Océ, a Canon Group company, approved all proposed resolutions at their Annual General Meeting held today.

Approved resolutions

The Financial Statements for 2011 were adopted. The meeting granted discharge and release to the members of the Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board. The amendments to the Articles of Association were approved. The meeting appointed Mr. A.H. Schaaf as Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Mr. E.J.C.M. Minnema as Member of the Board of Executive Directors in the position of Chief Financial Officer.

More information

The results of the voting at the meeting will be published on before 21 April 2012. The minutes of the meeting will be available on the Océ website no later than 17 July 2012.

For more information please contact:
Nick Gale
Manager Media Relations
Telephone +31 77 359 5628

About Océ

Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Océ is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. For more information visit

Océ and Canon: Stronger together

In 2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 198,000 employees worldwide. Global net sales in 2011 totalled USD 45.6 billion. Visit the Canon Inc. website at

About Canon Inc.

Canon Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon’s extensive range of products includes copying machines, inkjet and laser printers, cameras, video equipment, medical equipment and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment. Originally established in 1937 as Precision Optical Industry, Co., Ltd., a camera manufacturer, Canon has successfully diversified and globalized to become a worldwide industry leader in professional and consumer imaging systems and solutions. Now with over 198,000 employees worldwide, Canon has manufacturing and marketing subsidiaries in Japan, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania; and a global R&D network with companies based in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Canon’s consolidated net sales for fiscal 2011 totalled $45.6 billion. Visit the Canon Inc. website at:


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