Canon appoints new chief for Brazil operations

Japanese imaging agency Canon has appointed a brand new chief for its Brazilian subsidiary. Masahiro Sato is the corporate’s new president and chief government, beginning subsequent month.

Based on Canon, Sato has “excessive expectations of improvement” for the Brazil operations, which he shall be main alongside the corporate’s enterprise in Chile. The brand new chief government shall be specializing in strengthening the agency’s development within the company and client area and boosting Canon’s native market share.

Amongst its digital imaging applied sciences and programs, Canon presents merchandise starting from photographic {and professional} video cameras, to multifunctional units, copiers, faxes and scanners, along with massive format printers. Its company division has a portfolio that features doc administration software program, printing outsourcing, High quality Artwork and enormous format printers, in addition to graphic manufacturing programs.

Sato replaces Masaharu Choki, appointed in January 2019 after 15 years of unchanged management on the Brazilian subsidiary. Choki shall be heading again to Japan to take up a place on the firm’s headquarters.

“Main the group at Canon Brazil shall be an vital problem, in order that collectively we are able to develop much more within the seek for innovation and ship the very best high quality services,” Sato mentioned in an announcement.

Equally to his predecessor, Sato has constructed his total profession at Canon and began within the Nineteen Eighties as a photocopier technician. Over 39 years on the imaging agency, he held senior roles within the firm’s workplaces in the US, the place he labored for 15 years in numerous events, in addition to Thailand and Chile, the place he joined as president in 2019.