Canon Europa’s President, Mr. Hajime Tsuruoka, visiting the Middle East on this special occasion, presented the awards, which recognise excellence in both sales and customer support.
“Canon’s distributors have been doing a fantastic job of bringing Canon products and technologies to our customers in this region. It is through their hard work that Canon’s business grew by 40% year on year in this region,” said Gordon Jones, President of Canon Middle East. “The challenge for our partners in 2002 is to match, or exceed, their excellent performance in the last year.”
The winners were:
Image Systems (Lebanon) – Overall Performance Award (Consumer Imaging)
El Ajou Group (KSA) – Overall Performance Award (Business Solutions)
United Electronic Co. and Al-Badry Centre (Jordan) for BubbleJet/Scanner/Laser Printer
Canola (Iran): Fax/Personal Copier/Calculator
National Store (UAE): Photo Video
United Electronic Co. and Al-Badry Centre (Jordan): Black & White Copiers
Canola (Iran): Colour Laser Copier/Wide-format BubbleJet/Colour Laser Printer
Image Systems (Lebanon): Best Performance Award – Marketing
ETCO (Egypt): Best Performance Award – Service
“We are looking forward to a very buoyant 2002,” said Jones, “In particular we are confidant of strong growth in the value end of the market with our digital copiers. Our consumer products did phenomenally well last year, and we hope to be launching a number of fantastic new products in the digital camera, LCD projector and printer ranges to expand our business even more.”
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