Epson hires new country manager for Philippines
Japanese tech company Epson announced that it has hired a country manager for its Philippines office. Ando Munenori will also serve as the country manager for Epson Thailand and the managing director for Epson Singapore, overseeing the Southeast Asia region. Munenori is concurrently the executive officer at Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC), Epson’s global headquarters in Japan. He was SEC’s sales and marketing division head, who led the development of sales infrastructure and strategy for all of Epson’s products worldwide. Munenori brings with him a deep understanding of the region and years of management experience, as he has held several leadership roles internationally. He was president of Epson China from 2014 to 2017, expanding the business and the company’s share in major markets including printers, projectors, and robotics. He was assigned to the Southeast Asia regional headquarters in Singapore from 2003 to 2008 where he led the market development for Epson’s printers and other information-related products. Munenori also managed the POS printer business in Europe from 1994 to 1998, growing the business by introducing new technologies to position the company at the top of the industry.