In a recent development Dr. Alok Bhardwaj, Executive Vice President, Canon will move on an international assignment to Canon Singapore. He will be joining the office from 1st January 2015 and will be heading the Corporate Strategy Group as the Senior Vice President.
Dr. Bhardwaj will be responsible for strategic business planning and execution as well as corporate communications for Canon’s South East and South Asian regional operations. He will also be overseeing business development in emerging Asian markets in this region.
In his new role Dr. Bhardwaj will directly report to Kensaku Konishi, President & CEO of Canon’s South East & South Asia Operations. Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India said, “I wish to take this opportunity to express my deep appreciation for the significant contribution made by Dr. Alok Bharadwaj for Canon India. His indomitable spirit has helped shape Canon’s image in India& improved our market leadership, while setting industry benchmarks at the same time. We are a global company& believe strongly in leadership development with international roles. We wish him the very best for his new assignment in Singapore.”
Dr Alok Bharadwaj commented, “It has been an incredible journey for me at Canon India which I joined in 2001. Canon has an extra ordinary magnetic culture. I have had the opportunity to build and work with an excellent team that supported me overcomenumerousbusiness challenges& in recording massive growth for Canon in India.I am truly thrilled to have been a part of this success story and am grateful to my staff, partners & customers. India experience has opened the doors for my international assignment which I am quite excited to take. I look forward to tackling newer challenges in other emerging Asian markets. It is a promising new role and I am eager to start.”
Dr. Bhardwaj is working with Canon from past 13 years and leading its business operations. Under his leadership Canon registered a record-breaking expansion to emerge as an imaging industry leader in India. He has won numerous accolades and awards including “The Best CMO of the Year” from the CMO Council USA,