|Panasonic Breakfast Forum|
Wednesday 18-Aug-10 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM CDT
BioHouston welcomes registration at the event.
6550 Bertner Ave.
Houston TX 77030
BioHouston would like to welcome Joseph M. Taylor, the CEO and Chairman of Panasonic Corporation of North America. Mr. Taylor will be giving our community an update of Panasonic Corporations of North America's upcoming strategies.
Joseph M. Taylor was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Panasonic Corporation of North America, on February 22, 2010. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Taylor served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer from February 1, 2007.
Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America develops and manufactures a broad line of digital and other electronics products for consumer, business and industrial use. It is the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC), and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations.
In addition to his role in Panasonic’s U.S. operations, Mr. Taylor also serves as an Executive Officer of parent company Panasonic Corporation. Through this position, Mr. Taylor is involved in formulating and executing Panasonic’s global business strategy.
Until February 2007, Mr. Taylor was President and Chief Operating Officer of Panasonic Industrial Company, as well as Vice President and Member of the Board of Panasonic Corporation of North America. As President of Panasonic Industrial Company, which he joined in 1983, Mr. Taylor led all of Panasonic’s North American industrial business activities.
Mr. Taylor has represented Panasonic in numerous Board and technical educational initiatives, including programs with New Jersey’s Liberty Science Center, the Herrick Laboratories of Purdue University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University. He has been a Member of the Board of the National Association of Manufacturers, Chairman of the Board for the Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Company, and serves on the boards of several Panasonic companies. Mr. Taylor is a graduate of LaSalle College in Philadelphia, PA.