Newark-based Panasonic Corporation of North America announced the appointment of Louis Sapirman to the position of chief compliance officer.
Sapirman will lead the company’s North America Ethics and Compliance program, working in a variety of areas including antitrust & competition, anti-corruption, customs & export compliance, data protection and privacy regulations.
Sapirman has over 25 years of experience in regulatory compliance and crisis management. He joins Panasonic from Dun & Bradstreet, where he served as vice president, associate general counsel, chief compliance officer, and assistant corporate secretary. While in his previous role, Sapirman developed an award-winning compliance and ethics program, innovating processes to harness new technologies and engage the workforce. Sapirman also spent several years at various law firms focused on employment law.
As chief compliance officer of Panasonic Corporation of North America, Sapirman will oversee compliance and regulatory matters for its divisions and subsidiaries. Sapirman and his team will work with the compliance team at Panasonic Avionics Corporation to build a scalable and effective compliance program across the region.