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Emmanuel Sabonnadière


Business Group Leader Professional

Emmanuel joined Philips Lighting in 2016, bringing a strong technical background combined with a successful track record as a manager of people and change, with more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in dynamic markets.

Prior to Philips Lighting, Emmanuel built a record of success in driving operating results and cash flow improvement in multinational organizations including Gimv, Alstom T&D and Schneider Electric and General Cable, with CEO responsibilities spanning Europe.


He has designed and implemented strategic plans including process optimization, product redesign-to-costs, market repositioning, system development and multiple acquisitions.

Emmanuel holds advanced degrees in Physics at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Electrical Engineering at the Université Technologie Compiègne and a MBA at the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires de Grenoble.

Emmanuel Sabonnadière
Last updated: Jan 1, 2017