Canon has announced the appointment of Manabu Yamazaki as the new President and CEO for Canon India, effective April 1, 2021.
In his new role, Yamazaki will be spearheading Canon’s business strategy and operations in India. Before his new role, he was working as the Chief Regional Officer for the brand in Eastern China, overseeing various functions in the APAC region. According to reports, Yamazaki has been associated with Canon since 1989 and has also been a ‘notable’ contributor in business management across European, Middle Eastern, Russian and African markets.
Commenting on his appointment,Manabu Yamazaki, the newly appointed President and CEO said, “I am delighted and excited to join Canon India and to work closely with a team of highly skilled professionals here. As a vibrant nation, India is brimming with entrepreneurship and holds vast potential for exploring newer creative avenues. We, at Canon, are fully committed to the Indian market and I am looking forward to building on Canon’s track record of success and innovation and continuing to deliver value and delight to all stakeholders. Considering the vast reach and diversity, we will continue with our endeavour of expanding product propositions and presence across different parts of the country.”
Yamazaki will be overseeing the strategic operations of Canon India and has reportedly been tasked to strengthen the existing core businesses and bolster the growth in the brand’s imaging expertise in newer multiple areas in India.