Philips publishes combined 2009 Annual Financial and Sustainability Report

February 22, 2010

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) today published its combined Annual Financial and Sustainability Report 2009, and expects to file its 2009 Form 20-F with the US Securities and Exchange Commission later today (


Philips also published the Agenda for the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders which will take place on March 25, 2010. The agenda includes the proposal for (early) reappointment of the Board of Management members Gottfried Dutine, Rudy Provoost, Andrea Ragnetti and Steve Rusckowski, to underline continuity in a well-functioning management team against the background of the succession of the President/CEO of the company in 2011.


The 2009 Annual Report and Sustainability report is available to shareholders and other interested parties via this internet link. For the first time, the publication of Philips’ Annual Financial and Sustainability Report will be online only, a decision made for environmental reasons.


The Agenda for the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders is available via this internet link.

For more information, please contact:

Joon Knapen
Philips Corporate Communications:
Tel: +31 20 59 77477


About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs more than 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 23 billion in 2009, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at


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