By Michael Dabaie

 

Royal Philips (PHG), said it named Britta Lesaux president and chief executive officer of Philips Canada, succeeding Jeffrey H. Barnes following his retirement.

Ms. Lesaux becomes Philips Canada's first female president and CEO, and will report to the CEO of North America, Vitor Rocha, the health technology company said Wednesday.

Ms. Lesaux joins Philips from 3M Canada, where she most recently served as executive director of the Health Care Business Group, responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of four business unit divisions, Philips said.

 

Write to Michael Dabaie at michael.dabaie@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

July 03, 2019 09:32 ET (13:32 GMT)

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