Canon India appoints Andrew Koh as Senior Director of Imaging Communication Products division

India ?August 27, 2013:?Canon India today announced the appointment of Mr. Andrew Koh as Senior Director of the brand?s Imaging Communication Products (ICP) business effective August 2013. Mr. Koh is based in New Delhi and operates out of Canon India?s headquarters located in the National Capital Region (NCR).?In his new role as the Senior Director of the ICP business in India, Mr. Koh would be responsible to steer Canon?s positioning as leaders in Digital photography & help grow the pie for Digital SLR category.?The recent changes in the camera industry such as increasing need for hi-end compact cameras, growing sales of high functionality compact cameras and strong consumer interest in D-SLR & lenses are some crucial factors for the company to develop photography oriented applications and Andrew?s extensive international experience will be huge value add. ?A dexterous professional with career spanning over 25 years, Mr. Koh brings with him a robust experience in the Imaging Communications business. In this illustrious career, Mr. Koh has spent 16 years? with Canon. To begin with, Andrew served as Marketing Manager for Imaging Systems Products that included microfilm printers and document scanners. Moving ahead, he played a significant role as the head of Computer Peripheral Division wherein he was actively involved in driving Canon?s leadership in the Single Function Printer and AIO (all-in-one machines) space. Mr. Koh also steered the entire gamut of Consumer Imaging & Information Group in Singapore as Senior Director and General Manager and was effective in formulating future marketing strategies in line with the company?s vision. Congratulating Mr. Koh on his new role,?Dr. Alok Bharadwaj, Executive Vice President, Canon India?said,??Andrew has joined us at the time when it is a challenging year particularly in the photography domain. There are a lot of opportunities to be explored. India is a young country & our youth are exhibiting growing intent in high quality photography. Andrew?s addition to team India is a strategic decision to drive long term growth for the company and specifically for the flagship business of camera Products. On behalf of Canon India, I congratulate and wish Andrew good luck for the new role?. At Canon India, his extensive capabilities of understanding markets and developing processes will prove to be a strong force in streamlining the ICP business whilst maintaining premium and aspirational brand equity. Andrew holds a Masters degree in Strategic Marketing from the University of Hull and a Diploma in marketing ?from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). About Canon Inc. Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon?s extensive range of products includes copying machines, inkjet and laser printers, cameras, video equipment, medical equipment and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment. Originally established in 1937 as Precision Optical Industry, Co., Ltd., a camera manufacturer, Canon has successfully diversified and globalized to become a worldwide industry leader in professional and consumer imaging systems and solutions. With over 200,000 employees worldwide, Canon has manufacturing and marketing subsidiaries in Japan, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania; and a global R&D network with companies based in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Canon?s consolidated net sales for fiscal 2011 (ended December 31, 2011) totaled $45.6 billion (at an exchange rate of 78=US$1). Visit the Canon Inc. website at: www.canon.com


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