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    Shareholders appoint Javier van Engelen to Board of Management

    October 27, 2020

    Signify shareholders appoint Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa to Board of Management

     

    Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) appointed Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as a member of the Board of Management, effective October 27, 2020. The appointment was the only agenda item at the EGM.

     

    Javier van Engelen will fulfill the role of CFO of Signify and succeed René van Schooten, who held the position on an interim basis.

     

    René van Schooten has expressed his wish to relinquish his position on the Board of Management as of January 1, 2021 and will stay on as advisor to the board till the end of May 2021.

    For further information, please contact:

    Signify Investor Relations

    Rogier Dierckx

    Tel: +31 6 1138 4609

    E-mail: rogier.dierckx@signify.com

     

    Signify Corporate Communications

    Elco van Groningen

    Tel: +31 6 1086 5519

    E-mail: elco.van.groningen@signify.com

    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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