Canon India announced the appointment of Gary Lee as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President. Under his new role, Lee would be overseeing the Finance & Taxation, Legal and Corporate Communication divisions at Canon India. He takes over the roles and responsibilities from Anuj Aggarwal who has been elevated to Canon Marketing Philippines as a Vice President.
This transition is a significant move by the organization to elevate its leadership across geographies and cultivate globally competent human resources. The objective is to build a global management system, targeting optimal use of human resources in operations worldwide. The criteria involve examining and identifying professionals for senior management positions and develop the skills of these future leaders by rotating them through key positions overseas.
Commenting on this imperative move in the thought leadership arena, Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “Employees have always been integral to Canon’s success story across the globe. I have personally been associated with Canon for over 37 years now, where I have spent 30 years working in various overseas operations in geographies including Germany, the Netherlands, Hong Kong and India. At Canon India, we consider our employees to be the biggest assets of our organization and with this leadership transition, I am extremely proud to see Canon India becoming an integral part of this Global leadership movement.”
“With an impeccable growth trajectory for building core competencies of people, business transformation and operations, Gary Lee brings with him extraordinary leadership skills. We welcome him to this wonderful country. Anuj Aggarwal’s contribution to the growth of Canon in India has been monumental. I wish him the absolute best and I am confident that he will continue adding more feathers to the progress of Canon Marketing Philippines,” added Kobayashi.