Philips India appoints ADA Ratnam as the President of Philips Consumer Lifestyle India

February 6, 2012

New Delhi, India: Philips India today announced the appointment of ADA Ratnam as the President of Philips Consumer Lifestyle India. Prior to this, Ratnam was head of the Lighting Systems and Controls business at Philips Lighting India. He takes over from Anjan Bose, who would be retiring from Philips India on 31st March 2012, Anjan had led the Healthcare business during his tenure at Philips that spans over two decades.


Rajeev Chopra, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Philips India, said, "we are pleased that Ratnam has accepted the appointment to lead the India CL business. I am confident that his extensive knowledge of the Philips organization and his proven track record will take the consumer lifestyle business to newer heights."


Ratnam joined Philips in November 2004.

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Moushumi Dutt
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