Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) today said it has appointed Shez Partovi as chief innovation and strategy officer, effective July 1.
Partovi replaces Jeroen Tas and will report directly to CEO Frans van Houten. He will also join Philips’s executive committee on March 22 to ensure a seamless transition.
Tas will take on a part-time role at the company to focus on continuing the company’s strategic business development until the end of 2022.
Prior to joining the company, Partovi served as worldwide head of business development for healthcare, life sciences and medical devices and Amazon Web Services. He has also held numerous leadership roles at Dignity Health.
Philips also announced that strategic business development lead Rob Cascella will step down from the executive committee on April 1 to retire. He will remain as a special advisor on a part-time basis until the end of 2021.
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