Eric Rondolat has held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Philips Lighting, the global leader in lighting, since the company was listed on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange (ticker symbol: LIGHT) on May 27, 2016.
He was Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Lighting at Royal Philips from April 2012 to May 27, 2016.
Prior to joining Philips, Eric had an international career with Schneider Electric, serving in both mature and emerging in-market roles.
In January 2010, Eric was appointed Executive Vice President of Schneider Electric’s Power Asia-Pacific Business, based in China, and from 2006 to 2009 was Executive Vice President of the Power Business Unit.
In 2004, Eric moved to France to become Senior Vice President in the Customers and Markets Division of Schneider Electric, having previously served as Country Manager in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Eric holds an Engineering degree and a master’s degree in International Marketing. He was born in Morocco in 1966 and holds Italian and French nationality.