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Canon appoints General Manager in Qatar

To drive strategy and regional expansion

Canon Middle East appointed Wim Wynants to the position of General Manager for Canon in Qatar.

Mr Wynants will lead Canon Office Imaging Solutions (Doha), recently established to strengthen Canon’s in-country presence in the region, demonstrate the company’s commitment to operating closer to customers and accelerate Canon’s growth in the rapidly evolving Qatari market.

Mr Wynants will ensure that Canon Office Imaging Solutions (Doha) provides local customers with more opportunities to receive direct advice on products and services from Canon professionals.

Canon Middle East’s Deputy Managing Director, Naoshi Yamada, said, “Wim’sbroad and diverse global experience is exactly what our organisation needs in Qatar to drive our business expansion. The Qatari market is growing at a rapid pace and we need a leader with the depth and breadth of Wim’s experience to maximize our opportunities inthis evolving market.

“This year Canon in Qatar aims to ensure that we have a strong and dynamic team. I am very excited to welcome Wim to the team as I know he will bring his brand of dynamism to our company.” he said.

MrYamada further added that MrWynants embodied the entrepreneurial spirit Canon Middle East sought to further its business.

MrWynantscomes to Canon in Qatar with over 18 years of international management roles across Europe, the Middle East, the USA, South East Asia and Africa.In his new role, MrWynants is expected to bring leadership and fresh insights that will drive the company’s growth in the near future and beyond.

The variety of solutions available to the market currently spans from imaging needs to office solutions and managed print services.

Canon Middle East established a new company in Qatar last year – Canon Office Imaging Solutions (Doha) – to strengthen Canon’s in-country presence and demonstrate its commitment to meeting customers’ demands through diversifying its business offering.

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