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MENAFN Press - 06/11/2012

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(MENAFN Press) Dubai, United Arab Emirates “

Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa FZE has been conferred upon with the world's highest accreditation for Information Security and Management System “ ISO 27001.

The certification was held at an official presentation ceremony at Panasonic's regional headquarters located in Jebel Ali Free Zone.

It is one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted, independent security standard and Panasonic Middle East and Africa is among one of the few companies in UAE to be certified.

Mr. Masao Motoki Managing Director, Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa FZE, said: "We at Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa are committed to applying secure and reliable information management system to follow best practices and standards for our business. The ISO 27001 certification is testimony to our commitment to have secure internal system infrastructure and practices to protect vital business and customers' information".

'I would like to thank the entire team for their full cooperation and extensive efforts in achieving this certification", added Motoki.

The certification was awarded by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA), one of the world's leading bodies for Management Systems Certification in accordance with The United Kingdom Accreditation Service.

LRQA provides certification of compliance with international management system standards, and helps clients use management systems to reduce risks and improve operations.

ISO 27001 requires systematic management and assessment of information security risks, design and implementation of the ISMS controls. It also follows a continuous process to ensure that security controls are at par withbusiness security requirements.

By integrating a robust information security management system, organisations can ensure that the quality, safety, service and product reliability has been safeguarded to the highest level.Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa is committed to provide secure and reliable information management system to ensure safety and confidentiality of its business and customer data.

Mr. Basem Obeid, Area Manager, Lloyds Register Quality Assurance, said:"Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa has successfully established its information systems and infrastructure as per international best practice. We are pleased to certify them with the ISO 27001 information security certification. This certification exemplifies management's commitment towards secured information system infrastructure whilst ensuring integrity and confidentially of business and customer data."

This certification is in keeping with Panasonic's aim to become the No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry in Middle East and Africa, as part of Panasonic's group-wide global commitment to drive eco-innovation by 2018, the 100th anniversary of its foundation.


About Panasonic
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products in three business fields, consumer, components & devices, and solutions. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 7.85 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2012. Panasonic's stock is listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: PC) Stock Exchanges. The company has the vision of becoming the No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry by the 100th year of its founding in 2018. For more information on Panasonic, its brand and commitment to sustainability, visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/.About Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa FZE (PMMAF)Effective January 1, 2012.Panasonic Marketing Middle East FZE (PMM) has been renamed as 'Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa FZE' (PMMAF). As the regional Headquarters, all functions related to Sales and Marketing, Supply chain and Customer service solutions, and Advertising functions under the brand name Panasonic is handled by PMMAF. PMMAF aims to become the No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry in Middle East and Africa, as part of Panasonic's group-wide global commitment to drive eco-innovation by 2018, the 100th anniversary of its foundation. The vision at PMMAF is to be the No 1 Customer-centric Company and No 1 Customer-preferred brand in the Middle East and Africa region. PMMAF website: http://www.panasonic.aeAbout LRQALRQA is a leading UKAS-accredited provider of management system certification, verification and training. Their unique global Business Assurance approach focuses on helping clients reduce risk and improve performance through their operations. Established in 1985 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyd's Register (LR), Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) was the first certification body to be accredited. LRQA is now one of the world's largest certification bodies and are known world-wide for reliability and innovation in the delivery of certification services.For more information, please log onto: http://www.lrqa.co.uk

 






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