On Tuesday August 16, 2022, Royal Philips announced that Roy Jakobs is proposed to succeed Frans van Houten as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 15, 2022.
An Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders will be held on September 30, 2022, to appoint Roy Jakobs as President and CEO, effective October 15, 2022. Frans van Houten will act as advisor to the company - supporting the transition - until April 30, 2023.
The press release to the announcement can be found here.
Click here for Roy Jakob's bio.