Jim Shelton Promoted to Vice President, Eco Products Division of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America

Newark, NJ (November 2, 2016) — Jim Shelton, who led the Eco Products division of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America for more than four years has been promoted to Vice President of that division. In addition to his responsibilities for sales, marketing and product development for the company’s ventilation business, Mr. Shelton will take on the strategic planning as well as the implementation and management of key initiatives.

Mr. Shelton has been a standard-bearer for ventilation products at Panasonic where he started in 2001 as Southeast Reginal Sales Manager. He brings a wealth of industry experience to his new role.

“I was very fortunate to be a part of the Panasonic team that revolutionized the air quality sector of the building industry with the introduction of our whisper-quiet ENERGY STAR® rated, high performance ventilation fans,” said Mr. Shelton. “I am excited to lead the next phase of Panasonic’s innovations, including the development of a Smart Home Comfort & Control System, which we expect will revolutionize technologies for healthy homes.”

“Jim is essential to the continued growth of our ventilation business,” said Dan Silver, President of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America. “His extensive industry experience and proven track will be invaluable in further extending Panasonic’s efforts to extend the benefits of improved air quality products in a highly competitive market.”

Prior to joining Panasonic Eco Solutions in 2001, Mr. Shelton was the area sales manager for Thomas & Betts, a large, multinational manufacturer of electrical, electronic, mechanical and utility products.

For more information about Panasonic ventilation fans, visit us.panasonic.com/ventfans.

About Panasonic Eco Solutions North America
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Panasonic was featured in Fortune Magazine’s 2016 ranking of 50 companies that are changing the world and doing well by doing good. Specifically cited were its smart and sustainable technologies, including its contributions to smart cities and the electric vehicle revolution.

SOURCE: Panasonic Eco Solutions North America