General Manager, International Relations Group, Panasonic Corporation
Genichiro Shimada is currently General Manager for the International Relations Group at Panasonic Corporation in Japan. He has more than twenty-five years of experience at Panasonic, and has worked as senior manager of the company in several different roles, including as General Manager for the Marketing Group overseeing the U.S. and European semiconductor markets, and as General Manager for the Planning Group for Panasonic’s semiconductor business.
Mr. Shimada holds an MBA from the Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.
* Mr. Shimada resigned from the Board effective October 1, 2016. Mr. Masato Nakamura (Director, International Relations Department, Panasonic Corporation) has been nominated to succeed him on the Board.