Hideatsu "Andy" Takani

Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., best known by its Panasonic brand, today announced that Yoshihiko "Yoshi" Yamada, most recently director of the company's Systems Business Group and Vice President of Panasonic AVC Networks Company in Osaka, Japan, has been named Chairman and CEO of Matsushita Electric Corp. of America, which is based in Secaucus, N.J. In this position, Mr. Yamada will oversee Panasonic's consumer, business-to-business and industrial component sales operations as well as its R&D and manufacturing operations in North America. Along with its subsidiaries and affiliates, the company has close to 100 business locations and employs 26,000 people in the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Puerto

Industry People on the Move In response to recent growth, Lenmar Enterprises announced changes in executive management. Former president Marty Goldberg takes on CEO responsibilities; Kathleen Morgan, previously vice president, will act as president. Samsung's Digital Information Technology Division (DITD) has created two new posts: Sean Stead was appointed marketing product manager for storage, while Alan Brawn became manager for pro A/V marketing. Michael Troetti was named president of the Panasonic Enterprise Sales Group. Troetti most recently served as president of the company's Home and Commercial Company. CSI/SPECO hired Matt Charles as its new audio products manager. Charles has held positions with Pro

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