Global Meets Local – Top 50 Executives Regional Executives Heading International Companies
Rank: #37

Anurag Agrawal

Sector: Electronics
Company: Canon
Designation: Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey
Nationality: Indian
Headquarters: Japan
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
In addition to overseeing Canon’s operations in the Middle East, Agrawal has been driving the company’s Turkish operations since January 2019. That year Canon opened its first business solutions showroom in Riyadh and entered into a strategic partnership with First Gulf Company in Saudi Arabia to expand its professional video business. Agrawal was instrumental in launching Canon’s “Hekayet Sora” in partnership with Nafham, an online course in photography and film making for students aged 11 to 18 in Saudi Arabia. Canon now plans to further develop its AKTASHIF programme to boost creativity among 14-24-year-olds in the GCC.