Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board supervises the policies of the executive management and the general course of affairs of Koninklijke Philips N.V. and advises the executive management thereon. The Supervisory Board, in the two-tier corporate structure under Dutch law, is a separate and independent corporate body.

The Rules of Procedure of the Supervisory Board are published on the Company’s website. For details on the activities of the Supervisory Board, see Supervisory Board report and Supervisory Board.

  • J. van der Veer, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2009

    Jeroen van der Veer

    1947, Dutch ** ***

    Chairman
    Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nomination & Selection Committee
    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2009; second term expires in 2017
    Former Chief Executive of Royal Dutch Shell and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ING Group. Member of the Supervisory Board of Concertgebouw N.V.
  • O. Gadiesh, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2014

    Orit Gadiesh

    1951, Israeli/American *

    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2014; first term expires in 2018
    Currently Chairman of Bain & Company. Member of the International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC) and the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and its International Business Council. Member of the Supervisory Board of privately held RMAG-Renova. Also serves on the Advisory Board for the British-American Business council
  • C. J. A. van Lede, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2003

    Kees van Lede

    1942, Dutch *

    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2003; third term expires in 2015
    Former Chairman of the Board of Management of Akzo Nobel and currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal Imtech N.V. Member of the Supervisory Boards of AirFrance/KLM, Air Liquide and Senior Advisor JP Morgan Plc.
  • E. Kist, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2004

    Ewald Kist

    1944, Dutch **

    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2004; third term expires in 2016
    Former Chairman of the Executive Board of ING Group and currently member of the Supervisory Boards of DSM, Moody’s Investor Service and Stage Entertainment
  • H. von Prondzynski, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2007

    Heino von Prondzynski

    1949, German * ** ***

    Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2007; second term expires in 2015
    Former member of the Corporate Executive Committee of the F. Hofmann-La Roche Group and former CEO of Roche Diagnostics, currently Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of HTL Strefa and Epigenomics AG. Member of the Supervisory Boards of Hospira, Inc. and Quotient Ltd.
  • N. Dhawan, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2012

    Neelam Dhawan

    1959, Indian *

    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2012; first term expires in 2016
    Currently Managing Director of Hewlett-Packard India
  • J. Tai, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2011

    Jackson Tai

    1950, American *

    Chairman of Audit Committee
    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2011; first term expires in 2015
    Former Vice-Chairman and CEO of DBS Group and DBS Bank Ltd and former Managing Director at J.P. Morgan &Co. Incorporated. Currently a member of the Boards of Directors of The Bank of China Limited, MasterCard Incorporated and Eli Lilly and Company. Also Non-Executive Director of privately-held Russell Reynolds Associates and of Vapor Stream
  • C. A. Poon, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2009

    Christine Poon

    1952, American ** ***

    Vice-chairman and Secretary
    Member of the Supervisory Board since 2009; second term expires in 2017
    Former Vice-Chairman of Johnson & Johnson, member of the Board of Directors, and Worldwide Chairman of the Pharmaceuticals Group. Currently Professor of management of Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business and member of the Board of Directors of Prudential, Regeneron and Sherwin-Williams
*member of the Audit Committee
**member of the Remuneration Committee
***member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination & Selection Committee
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