Singapore – Panasonic today announced that Mr. Atsushi Sugishima, currently Planning Director at Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, has been appointed as the Managing Director for Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. With this appointment, Mr. Sugishima will succeed Mr. Takehiko Ryu, who has retired from his role on 31 March, 2022.
As the new Managing Director for Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Mr. Sugishima is responsible for driving Panasonic group’s corporate value in the Asia Pacific region, through implementing corporate governance and compliance programmes, providing professional services and counsel to the company’s subsidiaries, and talent management.
Mr. Sugishima brings with him over 30 years of experience from working in Panasonic, along with deep industry knowledge and leadership expertise. Mr. Sugishima has had exposure to a wide range of roles, including consumer electronics sales and marketing, and regional marketing for Europe and Latin America. In his most recent role, he was responsible for implementing regional growth strategies, as well as promoting intercompany business and external relations in the Asia Pacific region.
“I’m extremely honoured to have the opportunity to take on this new role and lead the team into the next phase. I am very excited about what we can achieve as we move forward together,” said Mr. Sugishima.
Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
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A global leader in developing innovative technologies and solutions for wide-ranging applications in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, industry, communications, and energy sectors worldwide, the Panasonic Group switched to an operating company system on April 1, 2022 with Panasonic Holdings Corporation serving as a holding company and eight companies positioned under its umbrella. Founded in 1918, the Group is committed to enhancing the well-being of people and society and conducts its businesses based on founding principles applied to generate new value and offer sustainable solutions for today’s world. The Group reported consolidated net sales of 6,698.8 billion yen for the year ended March 31, 2021. Devoted to improving the well-being of people, the Panasonic Group is united in providing superior products and services to help you Live Your Best. To learn more about the Panasonic Group, please visit: https://holdings.panasonic/global/