Canon Marketing (Philippines), Inc. (CMPI) recently announced the appointment of as the group’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Alan Chng who now assumes his post as President and CEO of Canon Marketing Thailand. Lim officially took over last July 1, 2014.
Having been with Canon for more than twenty years, Lim, held several management positions at Canon Malaysia from 1991 until 2006, when he was promoted as Senior Director of Business Imaging Solutions (BIS) at Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. (CSPL). He became the Vice President of the BIS group for Southeast Asia in 2011, with overall responsibility for the Sales and Marketing of business imaging hardware and software solutions across 18 countries; these including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand, and a representative office in Vietnam. In addition, Lim also served as the head of CSPL Domestic Business Operations and was in charge of the overall growth, sales, marketing and services of the Consumer Imaging & Information Products (CII) and BIS groups for the Singapore market.
Lim finds great satisfaction working with colleagues and partners as this drives deeper engagement with the business; and one of his greatest achievements is spearheading the launch of The Ambition Gap in 2010. The Ambition Gap is a program that looks to enable both individuals and companies to become more productive through opportunities provided by technology and create a bridge between expectations and actual goals and ambitions.
The Malaysian leader holds a degree in Economics from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom. He is married with two children, is an avid golfer, and enjoys a good read during his free time.
A 30-year Canon veteran, Lim joins Canon Philippines with an extensive, high level industry experience necessary to provide leadership and strategic vision that would take CMPI forward.