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Philips appoints Sophie Bechu as chief of operations

Staff Writer |
Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Royal Philips, a technology company, announced the appointment of Sophie Bechu as chief of operations and executive vice president.

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Ms. Bechu, who joins Philips from International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), becomes a member of Philips’ Executive Committee.

Ms. Bechu worked for more than 30 years at IBM, most recently as Vice President, Strategic Outsourcing, North America Delivery.

In this role, she was responsible for the IT services delivery for clients in North America and this portfolio included Healthcare and Life Sciences businesses in the U.S.

Ms. Bechu holds a degree in Engineering from the Ecole Superieure d’Electricite, Paris, France.

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