New Panasonic President to Deliver Opening Keynote at CES
Jul 16, 2012
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Mr. Kazuhiro Tsuga, incoming president of Panasonic Corp., will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2013 International CES. CES, produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), will be Jan. 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.

Mr. Tsuga's appointment to his new position was approved by shareholders in Osaka, Japan, on June 27, 2012. His keynote is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, in the Venetian's Palazzo Ballroom, immediately following a State of the CE Industry keynote address by Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA.

"Panasonic is one of the largest and most dynamic consumer electronics companies in the world, and I congratulate Mr. Tsuga on his official appointment to president of Panasonic Corporation," said Shapiro. "We are thrilled to have Mr. Tsuga take the stage for his opening keynote at the 2013 International CES, and we look forward to hearing his vision for the future of Panasonic and its leadership in green innovation."

Under Tsuga's direction, Panasonic is looking to achieve its goal of becoming the electronics industry leader in green innovation by its 100th anniversary in 2018.

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