Signify announces Ms. Jill Lee to step down as Supervisory Board member

    May 19, 2020


    Eindhoven, the NetherlandsSignify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced that Ms. Jill Lee, Chair of the Audit Committee of Signify’s Supervisory Board, will step down from Signify’s Supervisory Board at her own request on July 31, 2020.


    Ms. Lee expressed her wish to step down in light of her current activities as Chief Financial Officer of Sulzer and her announced appointment as independent director of the board of directors of Schneider Electric.

    I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Ms. Lee, who has been an active member of Signify’s Supervisory Board for more than three years. During this period, Ms. Lee provided very valuable guidance and counsel to Signify during a significant period of transition at the company. I am also very pleased that with the proposed appointment of Pamela Knapp we have found a very capable successor as chair of the Audit Committee.”


    Mr. Arthur van der Poel

    Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Signify

    Ms. Lee joined Signify’s Supervisory Board in May 2017 and became chair of the Supervisory Board Audit Commitee in April 2018.


    Additional information on the composition of the Supervisory Board can be found here.

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    For further information, please contact:

    Signify Corporate Communications
    Rogier Dierckx

    Tel: +31 6 1138 4609


    Signify Corporate Communications
    Elco van Groningen

    Tel: +31 6 1086 5519


    About Signify


    Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) is the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers and the Internet of Things. Our Philips products, Interact systems and data-enabled services, deliver business value and transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. In 2023, we had sales of EUR 6.7 billion, approximately 32,000 employees and a presence in over 70 countries. We unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. We have been in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index since our IPO for seven consecutive years and have achieved the EcoVadis Platinum rating for four consecutive years, placing Signify in the top one percent of companies assessed. News from Signify can be found in the Newsroom, on X, LinkedIn and Instagram. Information for investors is located on the Investor Relations page.

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