March 27, 2017

Philips convenes the 2017 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

AGM will be held on May 11, 2017

Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today convenes the 2017 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) and publishes the agenda with explanatory notes. The agenda includes the proposals to re-appoint Jeroen van der Veer and Christine Poon as members of the Supervisory Board. Subject to his re-appointment, Mr. Van der Veer will remain chairman of Philips’ Supervisory Board.


The AGM will be held at the Hilton Amsterdam hotel (Apollolaan 138, Amsterdam) on Thursday May 11, 2017, beginning at 14:00 hours CET. 


Click here to view agenda with explanatory notes, the Annual Report 2016 (which was published on February 21, 2017), the binding recommendations and other documents relevant for the AGM.

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. Headquartered in the Netherlands, 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' health technology portfolio generated 2016 sales of EUR 17.4 billion and employs approximately 71,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at

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Ben Zwirs

Ben Zwirs

Philips Global Press Office

Tel: +31 6 1521 3446

Ksenija Gonciarenko

Ksenija Gonciarenko

Philips Investor Relations

Tel: +31 20 59 77055

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