Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. (Canon Singapore) recently announced the new appointment of Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi as President and CEO of Canon Singapore, that is also the regional headquarters for Canon in the South and Southeast Asia region.

Prior to Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi new appointment here in Singapore, he moved from his recent role as President and CEO of Canon India Pvt. Ltd, where he steered the helm since 2012. Mr Kobayashi was instrumental in leading the company to growth in the Indian sub-continent.

Mr. Kobayashi will be based in Singapore, he will oversee and lead Canon employees and business partners in the areas of sales, marketing, service and operations in 24 countries and regions, including Singapore and subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

“I’m honoured to be leading Canon for South and Southeast Asia. Over the last 40 years, Canon Singapore has driven creative innovation in Singapore and across the region and we will continue to develop innovative solutions to help businesses achieve digital optimisation, by leveraging our expertise in imaging technology. Being at the forefront of technology and ever ready to embrace new trends, Asia is a key market for us. Canon’s corporate philosophy, kyosei, which is about living and working together for the common good, is especially apt for such a culturally diverse region like Asia. I look forward to bringing Canon Singapore to greater heights, with the best interests of our employees, partners and customers in mind.” said Mr. Kobayashi. 

Mr. Kobayashi joined Canon Inc. in 1980 and has more than 40 years of illustrious career in Canon in various management roles in Europe, Hong Kong and India. 

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