Philips Lighting appoints new country manager

Philips Lighting Pty Ltd

By ECD (Electrical+Comms+Data) Staff
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

Philips Lighting has appointed David Gardner as country manager and managing director for Philips Lighting, Australia and New Zealand.

Gardner’s appointment comes following the retirement of Rob Fletcher from the GM role, which he had held since 2013. Gardner will oversee the Philips Lighting businesses in Australia and New Zealand, leading a team of over 120 employees.

With more than 30 years of experience in the electrical industry, Gardner joins Philips Lighting from Schneider Electric where he most recently held the role of vice president of Clipsal & Schneider Electric Partner Business.

“I am excited to join Philips Lighting at this important time in both the company and the industry’s transformation. The coming years will focus on significant evolution through lighting innovations exploring data and connected living. I look forward to leading a passionate team and collaborating with leading partners across a variety of sectors,” he said.

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