Canon Philippines Group supports Red Cross relief operations in Visayas
(MANILA, Philippines), 25 March 2022 – Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc. and its subsidiaries, Canon Business Machines Philippines, and Canon Information Technologies Philippines Inc., announced a joint cash donation of over Php 200,000 to the Philippine Red Cross. The money will be used to support the group’s relief operations in the Visayas region that was recently afflicted by Super Typhoon Odette. According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development, more than 130,000 Filipinos remain displaced across different regions and 59% are still staying in evacuation areas. During a virtual ceremony, representatives from Canon Philippines Group expressed a shared message of unity and their commitment to giving back to the Filipino community that the company has been a part of for the last 25 years.
Present at the turnover were Mr. Kazuhiro Ozawa, President and CEO of Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc., Mr. Annuj Aggrawal, Vice President of Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc., Mr. Rolando Martinez, Vice President of Administration for Canon Information Technologies Philippines Inc., Mr. Eric Villanueva, Corporate Planning Head of Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc., Mr. Alberto Baruelo III, Corporate Communications Assistant Manager of Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc., Ms. Marilou Diego, Product Planning Assistant Manager of Canon Business Machines Philippines, and Ms. Erdrelyn Garbosa, Corporate Planning of Canon Business Machines Philippines.
Red Cross Philippines representatives included Assistant Secretary General Mr. Ramon Murillo and Fund Generation Manager Mr. Shervi Corpuz.
"As one Canon Philippines Group, we are grateful to work again with the Philippine Red Cross in providing families with the food, water, and shelter support they need during this difficult time. Giving back to the community has been integral in our corporate DNA for the past 25 years, and we welcome every opportunity to participate in humanitarian efforts that will ultimately uplift, delight, and make a difference in the lives of many Filipinos,” said Mr. Kazuhiro Ozawa, President, and CEO of Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary in the Philippines, Canon Philippines Group is committed to paying it forward through its many sustainable CSR programs. To know more about the company’s corporate social responsibility efforts, visit the official website (ph.canon). For more updates, follow @canonphils on Instagram and Facebook.