Canon's DSLR cameras are available at a price of around Rs 29,000 to Rs 4.55 lakh in India.
Monotech Systems has been Canon's partner for the past four years and was handling its ImagePrograf business, Canon India said in a statement.
The company also announced plans to invest Rs 142 crore in marketing and brand promotion this year.
Prior to taking up the role, Kobayashi was President and CEO of Canon Hong Kong Co.
The Union Budget 2009 has been welcomed by the India Inc.
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