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Philips

(company)
A Dutch multinational electronics company. It produces washing machines, consumer electronics, integrated circuits and light bulbs. Together with Sony they set the Compact Disc standard, especially Green Book CD-ROM. They are members of the Open Software Foundation. Philips Research Labs developed the POOL and SPL languages.

Address: Philips Research Labs, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
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In another step on the road to rebuilding its vacuum cleaner business following its acquisition by North American Philips last spring, Regina began shipping three revamped stick vacs in mid-October.
He has 25 years of experience as an Information Technology consultant, and has worked for such organizations as, Sotheby's, North American Philips, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New York, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, International Flavors & Fragrances and Panasonic.
He also served on the board of directors of Bradford National Corporation, Consolidation Coal Company, The Fidelity and Casualty Company of New York, Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and North American Philips Corporation.
According to sources, top prospects include North American Philips Co.
Prior to his current position, Branton was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the North American Philips Display Components group.
Although Regina has not named possible purchasers, sources have identified North American Philips Corp.
Shepherd was a Managing Director of THL, President of GTE Lighting Products Group (GTE Sylvania) and President of North American Philips Commercial Electronics.
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Campbell also worked as General Manager of Portable Appliances at North American Philips.
of The Netherlands, including his positions as chief executive officer and president of Laser Magnetic Storage International Company, a North American Philips company.
The firm specialized in electro-mechanical and electronic manufacturing, serving clients such as North American Philips, Thomson Consumer Electronics, and Ingersoll-Rand.

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