Canon India announced the appointment of Kazutada Kobayashi as the new President and CEO of Canon India.
Kazutada Kobayashi will be replacing Kensaku Konishi, who will take on his new role as the CEO of Canon Singapore, after his tenure as President and CEO at Canon India for 5 years. Under Kobayashi’s leadership, Canon will further its focus on continued growth by bringing innovative products and solutions to the Indian market. Speaking about his plans for the Indian market, Kobayashi said “India holds tremendous potential and is one of the fastest growing economies of the world. These are exciting times not only for the brand but also for the industry as a whole and I am excited and honored to take up this assignment.”
Kobayashi’s previous appointment was as President and CEO of Canon Hong Kong Co. Ltd. where he was responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Macau and Mongolia.