Donny Cheah serves as Regional Vice President, China for Panasonic Avionics Corporation. In this role, Donny’s mission is to bolster Panasonic’s presence in China, which is the fastest-growing region in the world for air travel.
Donny also serves as the president of Panasonic Avionics (China) Co., Ltd. (PACN) which will be newly established in Shanghai, China, this year. In his business management role, Donny will oversee account management, customer support, repairs & maintenance, media & creative services, along with the service functions of quality, human resources, IT, and customs compliance in the China region.
He brings 25 years of experience in the technology and telecommunications industries with roles based across the Asia Pacific region, including Hong Kong and Singapore. Most recently, he was President & CEO at Sumitomo Drive Technologies, with P&L responsibility for China and Hong Kong.
Prior to this, Donny spent almost 15 years at Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, where he gained significant commercial experience, including: Managing Director of China, Senior Director of Global Accounts, and Regional Head of Australia, India, Middle East, and subsequently Europe and the U.S.
Donny holds a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland and a Bachelor of Business, Marketing and Management from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.