Joint Managing Director, Panasonic Life Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., Head – New Business (ISAMEA Region)
Dinesh has been a part of Panasonic since its acquisition of Anchor Electricals over 12 years ago. He has played a key role in transforming a family owned & managed Company to a well oiled, professionally managed Japanese multinational that has grown year after year in revenue and profits, with an increasing market share in each product category. His effort and contribution was recognized through a special award given to him by the President, Panasonic Life Solutions, Japan in 2015. He is now leading
Panasonic into new business areas including Solar rooftop projects, Energy management , Electric Vehicle charger, Ventilation systems , Smart city solutions , IOT products , Housing products etc , in line with the emerging trends in India , South Asia, Middle East & Africa regions.
In a career spanning 32 years, primarily in manufacturing companies; he has conceived and executed new businesses and manufacturing cum trading Joint ventures with British, American and Taiwanese companies. He also has an enriching startup experience, being an initial part of two Companies, one that pioneered “Cloud services” for Enterprise applications and another that pioneered Voice over IP and managed hosting services in India.
Dinesh is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT Kurukshetra and MBA from IIM Kolkatta. He also holds a Certificate in Export Marketing from the IIFT, New Delhi. He has been a member of the “Latin America” and “Customer Focus & Marketing” committees of CII and was a member of the IT Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce. At present he is a part of the ET “India leadership council” and FIEO’s committee on FTA.
He resides in Mumbai, with his wife who has been a Media sales person and has a son who recently completed MBA from ISB, Hyderabad and will pursue Management Consulting as a career.