In January 1996, Panasonic Gulf FZE (PGF) was founded in Dubai as the first sales company in the Middle East and resumed exports to the region's neighboring countries. In line with the localization policy for transferring export sales activities near the actual market, in 2001 Panasonic Marketing Middle East FZE (PMM) was founded in Dubai as the regional marketing headquarters for the Middle East. In 2012, with the expansion of its scope to cover the African market, the company name was changed to Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa FZE (PMMAF).
The history of Panasonic goes back to when Konosuke Matsushita founded Matsushita Electric Housewares Manufacturing Works in 1918. See how the company evolved and developed into one of the leading electronics companies in the world today.
Learn about the founder of Panasonic and how he developed his business into a leading global corporation.