Executive Vice-President Finance and Treasurer, Acting President
Brian McMullan brings years of financial experience from various industries, ranging from transportation to consumer products, to his role as Executive Vice-President of Finance and Treasurer at Panasonic Canada Inc.
Joining the company in 2013, Brian was drawn by Panasonic’s long-standing reputation for developing quality products for both consumer and business audiences. Brian quickly advanced from his initial role as General Manager of Finance for the Consumer Products Division where he was involved with strategic financial planning and oversight of day-to-day financial decisions.
As Executive Vice-President of Finance and Treasurer, Brian is an integral part of the executive leadership team focusing on strategic and financial planning and directing the larger financial division. With his diverse financial knowledge and experience and understanding of the Canadian business landscape, Brian is uniquely positioned to support and drive Panasonic’s overall growth objectives.
Previous to his time at Panasonic, Brian worked as the Vice-President of Finance for the Canadian division of a multinational corporation specializing in imaging and optical products. He also held the position of Chief Financial Officer for a publicly traded railway supply company. Brian has built a diverse skillset including change management, financial stewardship, breaking down divisional silos, acquisitions and the establishment of joint venture companies and partnerships.
Outside of the office, Brian enjoys relaxing with his family and woodworking. He is a driving enthusiast with a passion for vintage automobiles and cheering on the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Quote: “What truly makes a team great are the people in it. I feel grateful to work with such a strong group of individuals who foster open communication. My approach towards working with people is to always have an open door policy and lead by example. When faced with a challenge, I approach it with a calm and level-headed perspective.”
One word that best describes Brian: fearless