Guido van Tartwijk has become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tridonic, a company belonging to the Zumtobel Group.
He succeeds Alfred Felder, who has been appointed to the Group’s Management Board back in April this year. Born in the Netherlands in 1967, Guido van Tartwijk holds a doctorate in physics and has amassed extensive experience in the lighting and semiconductors industries. In the first six years of his career, he worked for major telecommunications as well as start-up companies in the Netherlands and the USA. During the subsequent twelve years, he held a variety of top management positions at Philips Lighting, where he was also responsible for establishing the global Philips LED Lighting Hub in Shanghai. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Philips LED Electronics.
About the Zumtobel Group
The Zumtobel Group is an international lighting group and a leading player in the field of innovative lighting solutions and components. With its internationally established brands, Thorn, Tridonic and Zumtobel, and its brands acdc and Reiss, the Group offers its customers around the world a comprehensive range of products and services. In the lighting business the Group with its Thorn, Zumtobel and acdc brands is the European market leader. The Reiss brand supplies OEMs with luminaires with a higher degree of protection. Through its lighting components brand, Tridonic, the Group plays a leading role worldwide in the manufacture of hardware and software for lighting systems (LED light sources and LED drivers, sensors and lighting management). The Group is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (ATX) and on the balance sheet date (April 30, 2016) employed a workforce of 6,761 employees. In the 2015/16 financial year, the Group posted revenues of EUR 1,356.5 million. The Zumtobel Group is based in Dornbirn in the Vorarlberg region of Austria. For further information, please visit www.zumtobelgroup.com/en