Philips Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approves re-appointment of Neelam Dhawan as member of the Supervisory Board

May 12, 2016

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced that today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) has approved the re-appointment of Neelam Dhawan as a member of the Supervisory Board.

Philips’ proposal to pay a dividend of EUR 0.80 per share over 2015 was also approved by the AGM. The dividend will be paid in cash or shares, at the shareholder’s option. More information about the optional dividend can be found via this link. All other proposals made to shareholders at the AGM were also adopted.


Additional information on the composition of the Board of Management, the Executive Committee and the Supervisory Board can be found here.


Philips’ 2015 results are included in Philips’ 2015 Annual Report that was published on February 23, 2016.

For more information about Philips’ 2016 AGM, please click on this link.

For further information, please contact:

Steve Klink

Philips Group Communications

Tel.: +31 6 1088 8824



Philips Investor Relations

Phone: +31 20 5977055


About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips’ wholly owned subsidiary Philips Lighting is the global leader in lighting products, systems and services. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2015 sales of EUR 24.2 billion and employs approximately 105,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at