Bangalore March 29 2012: Toshiyuki Kasai is to be the new President at Epson India. He will be based out of Epson India’s Bangalore headquarters. Epson India will no longer be reporting to the regional hub at Epson Singapore but will now be reporting directly to Seiko Epson Japan. An Industrial Engineer from Waseda University, Kasia brings with him extensive experience spanning 30 years spent in various capacities within the Seiko Epson group. He has spent 7 years at Epson Portland (USA) in the late 80’s/early 90’s and subsequently was the Senior Vice President of Business Infrastructure at Epson Europe from 2004 to 2007. Prior to joining Epson India, Toshiyuki was the Head of Business Management for the Imaging & Information Division at Seiko Epson Japan.
“I am honoured to be given the responsibility of taking the Epson brand further in this exciting market. We have a strong team, some amazing products and an extremely robust channel in place at Epson India. I am excited and looking forward to providing the vision and direction to ensure further robust growth for Epson India while ensuring fair returns to all its stakeholders” said Kasai
According to the latest IDC data for the Inkjet Printer market (Q4 2011), Epson now commands a value market share of 36.6%, placing it very close to the market leader. In Dot Matrix printers Epson has a commanding 54% market share and in Point of Sale printers 52% market share. In projectors Epson is in a close fought battle for the top position.