Canon Hongkong Company Limited (Canon Hong Kong) has appointed Kazuhiro Ozawa as the company’s new President and CEO, with immediate effect.
With his wealth of experience gained from different parts of the globe over the past 33 years in Canon Group, Ozawa will spearhead the company’s overall operations in Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and the Greater Bay Area. He is thrilled to join Canon Hong Kong when the company is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
“Canon Hong Kong developed from a small trading company to a Total Imaging Solution provider expanding to the market in Macau SAR and the Greater Bay Area. The company has overcome many challenges along the way and reached this important milestone with the immense support of our customers and business partners. Canon Hong Kong will continue to support our customers with innovative imaging technology and intelligent total solutions to seize business opportunities and build a better future together. I am excited to join Canon Hong Kong and develop more successful stories with my team in the coming years.” Ozawa shared.
Ozawa commenced his career in Canon as a sales trainee in Canon Inc., the company’s headquarter in Japan after his graduation from the Department of Political Science at Waseda University in 1989.
He was relocated to Canon Europa NV in Amsterdam in 1996 and then to Canon Middle East in Dubai after 4 years. From 2002, he developed his expertise on promoting Canon’s Corporate System products at Canon Inc. in Japan.
Ozawa joined Canon’s senior management team in 2013 as Director of Canon Singapore, leading its Business Imaging Solution Group; he was then promoted as President & CEO of Canon Marketing Philippines in 2017. During his 5 years tenure, he played a pivotal role in solidifying its Consumer and Business Imaging and Printing Solutions businesses and transforming the organization to strengthen employee engagement, and corporate social responsibility and sustainability activities.
When Ozawa can find time away from his work, he enjoys spending time with his family, perfecting his golf game and trying out various delicacies in the city.