Panasonic Corp. of North America announced Thursday 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 and competition, anti-corruption, customs and 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 Dun & Bradstreet’s ethics and compliance program, innovating processes to harness new technologies and engage the workforce.

As chief compliance officer of Panasonic Corp. 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 to build a scalable and effective compliance program across the region.