Jacobs has been with Canon since 1995 when he joined in a product marketing role. During his time with the company he has held a number of senior marketing and sales positions in the UK, Germany and at Canon’s European headquarters.
Guido Jacobs, CIG Country Sales Director of Canon UK & Ireland, commented:
“I am proud to be leading Canon’s consumer arm at a very exciting time for the company. I look forward to working with a team full of people passionate about the power of image to maintain Canon’s leading position in the camera market, as well as driving further growth in our other key consumer sectors.”
Hasse Iwarsson, Managing Director of Canon UK & Ireland, commented: “Guido is taking on a critical role at Canon as we seek to transform and maximise the potential of our consumer imaging business. We are confident that Guido’s strong commercial skills as well as extensive Canon knowledge, both in the UK and on a European level, will ensure his continuing success in his new role.”
Jacobs replaces Lee Bonniface who has moved to Canon Europe as Director -Corporate & International after almost eight years with Canon UK.