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Building a global Panasonic compliance network

People | The Big Questions May 25, 2021

Building a global Panasonic compliance network

by Joe Muntal

Name: Laurence Bates Title: Managing Executive Officer, Panasonic URL: www.panasonic.com/global Hometown: Mystic, Connecticut Years in Japan: 30 What was your first encounter with Japan? My dad was a career Coast Guard officer, and he spent time in Hokkaido around the time I was born. I used to hear stories from ...

A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

People Mar 22, 2021

A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

by Tsutomu Shida

Becoming the first Japanese woman to scale K2, the world's second-highest peak, was a life-altering experience for Yuka Komatsu, but it wasn't due to the sense of achievement of having survived the deadly summit. Rather, it was seeing the way villagers around the mountain had ...