In May 2018, Signify become the new name for Philips Lighting and continues to carry the world’s favorite lighting brands like Philips for professional and home lighting, Color Kinetics for dynamic architecture and landmark lighting, as well as Interact in lighting for the internet of Things across various industry sectors.
Jitender has been with Signify since 1999 and has experience in varied roles in postings to four different regions. First as a Business Development Manager in India, followed by a promotion to Commercial Leadership in the Middle East. He then proceeded to take on globe responsibilities in the Nestherlands in Marketing for Professional Lamps, before coming to Singapore in 2013 to head the company’s Professional Lighting business in Singapore. While doing so, Jitender has also taken up a leadership role for International Accounts across ASEAN Pacific. In January 2018, Jitender was appointed the company’s General Manager for Singapore and emerging SE Asia markets, to accelerate the growth and transformation in both professional and home lighting.
In Singapore, his passion has been to drive the growth of connected lighting systems and service. Under his leadership, his team has achieved the top ranks in Southeast Asia for faster growth in smart systems and service, with doubling of sales in these areas in the last 2 years. Jitender ins trained as an Engineer with post-graduate qualification in Marketing Strategy from Dehil University, in India and he resides in Singapore with his wife and his two daughters.
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