Philips would like to include the Israeli-American Orit Gadiesh in their Board of Directors, the company announced yesterday.
Gadiesh’s nomination will be proposed at the stock holders meeting of 1 May 2014. Should her nomination be accepted, the board will then consist of nine members with five nationalities.
Gadiesh (1951) is presently the chairwoman of the management consulting firm Bain & Company. The Philips president-Commissioner, Jeroen van der Veer, praised Gadiesh’s knowledge of marketing and technological developments, namely in North America.