Ron Wirahadiraksa switches to LafargeHolcim Ltd.

Ron Wirahadiraksa, a doctor of business administration born in 1960 in the Netherlands, is resigning as CFO.......

at Royal Philips with immediate effect in order to switch to LafargeHolcim Ltd., the world’s largest cement manufacturer on 1. December 2015. 

LafargeHolcim Ltd has 115,000 employees all over the world and in 2014 made a corporate turnover of EUR 30.2 bn.

Wirahadiraksa’s successor at Royal Philips will be Abhijit Bhattacharya, who was born in India in 1961 and was financial director at Philips Lighting until today. Bhattacharya came to Philips in 1987 and brings with him experience in leading positions in Asia, Europe and the USA.