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Signify Approves Board Appointments

Signify Approves Board Appointments

EINDHOVEN, the Netherlands – Signify announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) adopted all proposals, including the proposed appointments and reappointments to the Board of Management and Supervisory Board.

Shareholders approved the re-appointment of Eric Rondolat as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management for another four years and the re-appointment of René van Schooten as a member of the Board of Management for another year. Shareholders also approved the appointment of Maria Letizia Mariani as a member of the Board of Management for a period of four years.

In addition, shareholders approved the reappointment of Arthur van der Poel and Rita Lane and the appointment of Frank Lubnau and Pamela Knapp as members of the Supervisory Board. All the Supervisory Board reappointments are for a tenure of four years.

Signify also announced that 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.

Lee expressed her wish to step down in light of her current activities as Chief Financial Officer of Sulzer and her announced appointment as an 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,” said Arthur van der Poel, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Signify. “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.”

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

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