Warsaw 10.10.2019 - On 1 October 2019. Mr. David Preece was appointed as a Managing Director of Panasonic in the region of Central - Eastern Europe.
David Preece joined Panasonic in the UK in 1991, previously working in the digital musical instrument business for the Japanese company Roland corporation. He has held multiple roles in sales and marketing in Europe. In 2013 he transferred to the company’s marketing head office in Germany as Director of Brand Strategy and since returning to the UK in 2015 held the positions of Marketing Director and Deputy Managing Director.
Mr Preece states ‘’ I come from a market where Panasonic has been able to take dominant consumer market shares in OLED, Digital Cameras, Audio , Video , Kitchen, Telephone and Personal Care products and I see great opportunities to increase the business in this region. As well as in our core AV and imaging segments, especially I see huge potential to grow in the expanding markets : Personal Care, where Panasonic is No1 in Japan and is targeting Europe as a key market in which to expand, and Headphones, where Panasonic is increasing development resources to deploy unique in-house innovations. It’s an exciting time of change for the company and I look forward to strengthening relationships with retailers in the region and to investing in mutually profitable sell-out activities’’
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, has expanded globally and now operates 582 subsidiaries and 87 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of Euro 62.5 billion for the year ended March 31, 2019. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. To learn more about Panasonic: https://www.panasonic.com/global.