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Mr. Don Iwatani

Chief Executive Officer

Matsushita Electric Corporation of America

Direct Phone: (201) ***-****       

Matsushita Electric Corporation of America

1 Panasonic Way

Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

United States

Company Description

Headquartered in Secaucus, NJ, Matsushita Electric Corporation of America is the principal North American subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (NYSE:MC) of Osaka, Japan. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Irvine, CA, Netaphor Softwa ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer
Panasonic Corporation

Contributor
ABILITY Magazine

President and Chief Operating Officer
Matsushita Consumer Electronics Company

Chief Operating Officer
Panasonic Corporation of North America

Affiliations

Advisor
Takenaka Partners LLC

Board Member
Kids

Education

bachelor's degree
Economics
Meiji Gakuin University

Web References (125 Total References)


Takenaka Partners - Takenaka and Company

www.takenakapartners.com, $reference.date [cached]

Mr. Hideaki Iwatani, Executive Vice President and Chief Representative in New York ( New York )

Mr. Iwatani was named Chairman and CEO of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America in 2000. In this position, Mr. Iwatani oversaw Panasonic's consumer, B-to-B and industrial sales, marketing, production and R&D operations for the company that, along with its affiliates, had at the time, over 150 business locations in the US, Mexico, Canada and Puerto Rico. Mr. Iwatani was also named to Matsushita Electric's board of directors with responsibility to oversee operations in both North and South America. Mr. Iwatani, who joined Matsushita Electric Co. Ltd. in 1968, was named President of Panasonic Consumer Electric Company since 1996. Prior to that assignment, he was President of Panasonic Company West, which is based in the Los Angeles suburb of Cypress. After serving as Chairman and CEO of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, in 2004, Mr. Iwatani was responsible for the international affairs of the company as well as the Director of the Global Strategy Research Institute. Mr. Iwatani has spent nearly 30 years on assignments in the US, and is currently a Permanent Associate for Matsushita Electric Co., Ltd. In 2001, Mr. Iwatani received an award in NY for his contribution and dedication toward international affairs, and in 2004, received an international humanitarian award. Mr. Iwatani graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics from Meiji Gakuin University in Japan.


Press Releases

www.lrn.com, $reference.date [cached]

"Our founder Konosuke Matsushita's Customer First policy has guided our parent company since its founding in 1918 and we see this initiative with LRN as a continuation of that commitment," said Don Iwatani, chairman and chief executive officer of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America.


Takenaka Partners - Takenaka and Company

www.takenakapartners.com, $reference.date [cached]

Takenaka Partners has named Mr. Hideaki Iwatani, Executive Vice President and Chief Representative, and Mr. Naoki Achiwa, Representative, to oversee this new office.

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Mr. Hideaki Iwatani joins Takenaka Partners after serving as Chairman and CEO of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America since 2000, where he oversaw Panasonic's consumer, B-to-B and industrial sales, marketing, production and R&D operations for the company and its affiliates in over 150 business locations throughout the US, Mexico, Canada, and Puerto Rico.After serving as Chairman and CEO of Matsushita Electric, Mr. Iwatani served as the Director of the Global Strategy Research Institute.In 2001, he received the New York International Center's prestigious Distinguished Contributions to Excellence Award for his contribution and dedication toward international affairs.In 2004, he received an international humanitarian award.Mr. Iwatani has spent nearly 30 years on assignments in the US, and is currently a Permanent Associate for Matsushita Electric Co., Ltd.


Takenaka Partners has named ...

www.takenakapartners.com, $reference.date [cached]

Takenaka Partners has named Mr. Hideaki Iwatani, Executive Vice President and Chief Representative, and Mr. Naoki Achiwa, Representative, to oversee this new office.

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Mr. Hideaki Iwatani joins Takenaka Partners after serving as Chairman and CEO of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America since 2000, where he oversaw Panasonic's consumer, B-to-B and industrial sales, marketing, production and R&D operations for the company and its affiliates in over 150 business locations throughout the US, Mexico, Canada, and Puerto Rico.After serving as Chairman and CEO of Matsushita Electric, Mr. Iwatani served as the Director of the Global Strategy Research Institute.In 2001, he received the New York International Center's prestigious Distinguished Contributions to Excellence Award for his contribution and dedication toward international affairs.In 2004, he received an international humanitarian award.Mr. Iwatani has spent nearly 30 years on assignments in the US, and is currently a Permanent Associate for Matsushita Electric Co., Ltd.


Interview with Don Iwatani ...

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Interview with Don Iwatani (then CEO of Matsushita Electric of America) in 2002 while still working for KPMG

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