Polish lawyer Tomasz Pyrkowski has become the new Head of Legal and Compliance Eastern Europe for Philips Lighting.
According to Philips Lighting, the company is "the world leader in lighting products, systems and services, delivers innovations that unlock business value, providing rich user experiences that help improve lives." In addition, according to the company, "with 2016 sales of EUR 7.1 billion, we have approximately 34,000 employees in over 70 countries."
Pyrkowski has been Head of Legal and Compliance CEE at Philips Lighting since July 2016, and his new role adds Russia and Central Asia to his areas of responsibility. He was a Senior Associate at Gide Loyrette Nouel from October 2014 through June 2016, and most of the ten years before that at CMS. He obtained his law degree from Lund University in 2002 and then a Master's from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan in 2003. He obtained an LL.M. from the Stanford Law School in 2010.