- 1957, French citizen
- Member of the Board of Directors
- Member of the Strategy Committee
Board of Directors Dr. Jean Botti
Professional background and education
Dr. Jean Botti was elected to the Board of Directors at the 2016 Annual General Meeting. He has been Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer at Royal Philips since April 1, 2016. Prior to Philips, Dr. Botti was the Airbus Group’s Chief Technical Officer for ten years. From 1997 to 2006, he served in diverse management roles at Delphi, including in customer solutions, as CTO and as Business Line Executive for the powertrain product line. Before joining Delphi, Dr. Botti held various management positions at General Motors and Renault, mostly in the area of chassis engineering, drivelines and automotive components. Dr. Botti holds 31 patents. He has two Master’s degrees: one in Mechanical Engineering from the Institute National des Sciences Appliquées of Toulouse, France, and the other in Science Administration from the Central Michigan University, USA, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France.
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