NEWS

Philips has appointed Eric Rondolat as chief executive officer of its lighting division

He succeeds Frans van Houten who has led Philips Lighting on an interim base. Rondolat, 46, of Italian and French nationality, joins Philips from Schneider Electric, where he was executive vice president.

‘Eric has an impressive international career in the technology industry covering both established and fast-growing emerging markets, most recently Asia Pacific based in China,’ said van Houten. ‘He’s a real entrepreneur with a clear strategic vision who will be able to lead the industry transformation to LED-based lighting solutions.’

RELATED
MHA appoints production planner

John Cole joins MHA Lighting from Innovative Technology, where he was production controller for over ten years

RELATED
Philips invests millions in campaign

Philips is investing in a three-year multi-million pound global marketing campaign that aims to change consumers’ perception of lighting products