Canon Europe currently employs over 13,500 people across 20 local country operations and sells to customers in more than 116 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Canon’s main business areas in Europe are: Business Imaging (developing IT products, solutions and services for the office and professional print environments), Consumer Imaging (photo, video, printers, scanners, fax machines and multifunction devices), Medical Imaging (digital radiography and ophthalmology) and Professional Imaging (professional photo and video, projectors, photofinishing, network cameras and broadcast solutions).
Canon Europe’s strategic headquarters is located in Stockley Park, Uxbridge, near London. The head office is responsible for strategy and corporate governance, pan-European business models, operating methodologies and sales and marketing functions. Functions, such as Legal, HR, Corporate Communications, ICT, and Finance are also managed centrally at Stockley Park to ensure a consistency across Europe.
Canon Europe contributes approximately a third of the company’s global revenue. Canon Europe’s sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 were ¥221.7 billion (US $2.8 billion*). Canon Europe’s sales for the first nine months of fiscal year 2012 were ¥725.1 billion (US $9.3 billion or €7.2 billion).
* Dollar and euro amounts are translated solely for the convenience of the reader from yen at the rates of JPY 78 = US $1 and JPY 100 = 1 euro for Q3 FY 2012, the approximate exchange rates on the Tokyo Foreign Exchange market as of 28 September, 2012.
Canon Europe’s presence in Europe is strengthened through its pan-European brand platform, You Can. Launched in 2002, You Can is designed to encourage customers to explore their creativity and be empowered by Canon’s technologies. Canon is passionate about the Power of Image and wants to inspire customers and partners to realise their passion to bring image to life.
Operating under its global philosophy of Kyosei, Canon Europe aims for sustainable growth as the organisation strives to deliver value in all markets, to all customers and stakeholders.
For further information on Canon Europe please see http://www.canon-europe.com/