Panasonic Names Allan Dziwoki to lead HVAC Business in North America
Industry veteran will lead sales, marketing, service and engineering efforts for Panasonic’s HVAC division
Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning North America today announced the hiring of Allan Dziwoki, who will lead Panasonic’s heating and cooling business in North America as Division Vice President & General Manager. In his new role, Mr. Dziwoki will be responsible for all operational activities for the heating and cooling business in the United States, including sales, marketing, service and engineering. Mr. Dziwoki will also take charge of the group’s strategic planning, as well as the implementation and management of key initiatives and objectives for the heating and cooling business in the U.S.
Mr. Dziwoki comes to Panasonic with a wealth of industry experience. Most recently, he held senior roles in sales and marketing at Watsco, a leading HVAC distributor in the United States. Before that, he spent 15 years with Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., most recently as the Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Operations in the Cooling & Heating division. There, he headed up the HVAC business and was responsible for revenue growth, market leadership and profitability.
“Allan will be essential to the continued growth of our HVAC business and we are eagerly anticipating the unique perspective that he will bring to our team,” said Dan Silver, President of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America. “Allan’s tremendous experience and successful track record give us great confidence that he is the perfect fit for this position, helping us continue to grow our business in this highly competitive market.”
Prior to joining Mitsubishi, Mr. Dziwoki served as an officer in the United States Army from 1988-1992 with deployments to Central America and Southeast Asia. Following his military service, Mr. Dziwoki became the Operations Manager for Giben America, Inc., where he led all of the support functions for the company, including logistics, service and information technology.
For more information about Panasonic’s heating and cooling business, please visit business.panasonic.com/hvac.
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Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning North America is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America. The company provides a full range of energy efficiency building solutions, heating & air conditioning, and ventilation products for professional and industrial use.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and solutions for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. In Interbrand’s 2014 annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, Panasonic ranked number five overall and the top electronics brand in the report. As part of continuing sustainability efforts, Panasonic Corporation of North America relocated its headquarters to a new facility in Newark, NJ. It is the first newly constructed office tower in Newark to earn both LEED Platinum and Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council. Learn more about Panasonic at us.panasonic.com/news.
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