Canon Middle East has new MD

Canon Middle East, a global provider of imaging solutions for businesses and consumers, has appointed Anurag Agrawal as the new MD. Agrawal will oversee operations of Canon in the Middle East and North Africa and will lead in developing strategies for its continued growth in the region.

With over 15-years experience in the regional market, Agrawal has been with Canon Middle East for 10 years handling various assignments. He joined Canon in 2000 and has been responsible for various sales, marketing and service-oriented initiatives through his different assignments in Canon.

Agrawal succeeds Bertil Widmark as the head of Canon Middle East operations. Widmark, returns to his home country to take over as Managing Director of Canon Sweden.

Commenting on his successor, Widmark said: “Agrawal has been heavily involved in the success of Canon’s growth in the Middle East and North Africa and has extensive experience in developing sales, marketing and service strategies for the company. With his solid background and knowledge of the regional industry, Mr. Agrawal is highly capable of driving Canon’s growth in the region.”

Outlining his strategy for the Middle East and North Africa, Agrawal said: “I look forward to using my experience to continue in working closely with our partners, and to drive growth by understanding the needs of the market and customers better”