Cannon India appoints Manabu Yamazaki as new President & CEO



Cannon India appoints Manabu Yamazaki as new President & CEO

Canon India Pvt. Ltd., the global leader in imaging technologies, today announced Mr. Manabu Yamazaki as the new President & CEO for Canon India, to be effective April 1, 2021.

In his new role, Mr. Yamazaki will be taking charge of Canon’s business strategy and operations in India. Before his new role, he was working as the Chief Regional Officer for a brand in Eastern China, overseeing various functions in the APAC region. Mr. Yamazaki has been associated with Canon since 1989 and has also been a notable contributor to its business management across European, Middle Eastern, Russian, and African markets.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Manabu Yamazaki 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.”

A veteran leader, Mr. Yamazaki has been in the helm of multiple leadership roles throughout his storied career. He will be overseeing the strategic operations of Canon India and is also tasked to strengthen the existing core businesses and bolster the brand’s imaging expertise in newer multiple areas within India.

During the pandemic, Canon had to go through challenging times, needing to adapt to changing customer needs, and took its customer service to the next level.  Canon has been constantly adding new products to its portfolio during the Pandemic, and has also expanded its regional outlets in the past year. It emerged as one of the top brands in the imaging industry that enabled customers to create memories that last a lifetime and help customers simplify their business infrastructure.