Abhijit Bhattacharya, who is currently CFO of Philips Lighting and project leader for the creation of Lighting as a standalone company, has succeeded Ron Wirahadiraksa as CFO of Royal Philips.
Philips announced that today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders appointed Bhattacharya as a member of the Board of Management with immediate effect.
The new CFO was born in India in 1961. He joined Philips in 1987 and has held various senior leadership roles in the company in Asia Pacific, Europe and the US and was CFO of Philips Healthcare, Philips’ largest sector, in 2014.
Translated/edited by: Hanny van Belkom