Panasonic Corporation has announced the elevation of Manish Sharma to the position of Chairman and President of Panasonic India. In addition to his new role, Manish will assume responsibility of leading the Panasonic Operational Excellence India, and Panasonic India Appliances Company, Lifestyle Updates Business Division.
Commenting on his new role, Manish Sharma said, “My association with Panasonic began in 2008, and it is an honour to assume this new role to broaden the brand’s vision. I look forward to strengthening Panasonic’s business in the region with a strong partner and customer ecosystem as well as pursuing new opportunities that will propel the company into the next stage of growth.”
Manish served as the President & CEO at Panasonic India & South Asia and has contributed to transforming the company into a front-runner by utilizing his deep understanding of the business to elevate the strategic opportunities and developments across businesses.
Prior to Panasonic, Manish has worked with Haier, Samsung, and LG Hotline in the past. He joined Panasonic in 2008 and has been pivotal in spearheading the growth and transformation of Panasonic India from a consumer electronics company to a technology solutions company. He had joined the organisation as a marketing lead for Panasonic’s consumer electronics and home appliances division. In 2010, he was elevated to the position of director of sales and marketing, after which he became the managing director of Panasonic India in April 2012, and in 2016, he was moved to the position of CEO of the business. Fast forward to 2021, it would be interesting to see how he spearheads the company’s foray into new markets.