Pandit appointed to lead North American division that serves diverse industries including public safety, mobility, food services, retail, manufacturing and more
NEWARK, NJ (April 1, 2019) – Panasonic has named M. Faisal Pandit President of Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America, a key business driver of technology solutions for government and commercial enterprises of all sizes. A division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America offers unified business communications, mobile computing, as well as solutions for security and public safety, retail point-of-sale, industrial automation and professional audio and visual systems.
From engineering to business leadership roles, Faisal has held several roles of increasing responsibility throughout his 25 years at Panasonic. Most recently, he served as Chief Digital Officer and senior vice president of Panasonic System Solutions Company, and prior to that he served as president of Panasonic’s Factory Solutions Company. In both roles, Faisal succeeded in growing market share and geographies and in transforming various businesses from a product-based to a solutions-based model. He has also built ecosystems of IoT-based B2B hardware, software, and service platforms for diverse business sectors including public safety, manufacturing, food & retail, supply chain, as well as theme parks and entertainment destinations.
“Faisal’s leadership and his customer centricity have transformed many of our businesses by driving innovation in our products and services and by making our teams trusted advisors helping customers solve complex business problems,” said Tom Gebhardt, CEO of Panasonic Corporation of North America. “With an increased focus on digitalization, platforms and services, and his proven record of performance in highly competitive environments, Faisal is a great fit for this role.”
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is committed to creating a better life and a better world by enabling its business-to-business customers through innovations in Sustainable Energy, Immersive Entertainment, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. One of Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands of 2018, Panasonic is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at www.na.panasonic.com/us.