Canon Appoints Kensaku Konishi as President & CEO for South SEA Region
Canon Singapore today announced the appointment of Mr Kensaku Konishi as President & CEO of Canon Singapore Pte Ltd.
Canon Singapore is the company’s regional headquarters for South and SEA, and Mr Konishi will be leading and overseeing the company’s operations in this region which spans 18 countries.
Read on for the full press release.
Singapore – Canon Singapore, today, announced the appointment of Mr Kensaku Konishi as President & CEO of Canon Singapore Pte Ltd following his successful tenure as the President and CEO of Canon India Private Limited where he was instrumental in growing the Canon business on the Indian sub-continent.
Canon Singapore is the company’s regional headquarters for South and Southeast Asia. It is also responsible for the domestic market. In his new role, Mr Konishi will be responsible for leading and overseeing the company’s operations in this region which spans 18 countries.
This is not the first time that Mr Konishi has worked in Canon Singapore. In 2001, he was Managing Director of Canon Marketing Singapore in-charge of domestic marketing operations. In 2003, he was promoted to Executive Vice President when Canon Marketing Singapore and Canon Singapore Pte Ltd merged. In 2004, Mr Konishi was appointed as the President and CEO of Canon Hong Kong. Subsequently, he was appointed as President and CEO of Canon India from 2007 to 2011. In 2012, Mr Konishi has returned to Canon Singapore Pte Ltd as President and CEO.
On his return to Singapore Mr Konishi said, “I am very happy to return to Singapore after eight years. I look forward to working with my colleagues here to continue to grow the company to greater heights and build an excellent company that employees and society admire.” He added, “In line with our brand promise, we will continue to delight our customers with our innovative products that improve people’s lives as well as our service support.”