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Philips Lighting Picks Cisco Veteran to Lead Americas

March 10, 2018
In 20 years at Cisco White led the company's IoT market strategy.

Philips Lighting (Somerset, NJ): Chris White was named as president of the company’s Americas operations, overseeing all commercial and operational activities for Philips Lighting’s complete offering from conventional and LED products to connected lighting systems and services throughout North, South and Central America.

White brings experience managing industries and market transformations, most recently with Cisco where over the course of 20 years he held various leadership roles including senior vice president Global Sales, Strategy and Go-to-Market, Internet of Things where he spearheaded Cisco’s market influence and leadership in the IoT.

He will report to Eric Rondolat, CEO of Philips Lighting, who said in a release, “We are very pleased that Chris White has joined our organization. He brings a wealth of experience, exceptional business acumen, and proven leadership across consumer and professional markets. Chris is also a recognized thought leader on the positive disruptive effects of an increasingly digital and connected world, and brings a unique perspective on IoT, which will help us to further expand our connected lighting offering, while continuing to strengthen all of our businesses in the Americas.”