Mr. Jan Denneman has worked for Philips in the lighting sector since 1976 in several roles within product development, business development, product management and marketing. In his current role, he manages Philips Lighting worldwide activities on operational sustainability, strategic sustainability initiatives, collection and recycling and advocacy on legislative and regulatory and standards issues. He also manages relationships with other industries through associations and consortia.
In 2001 Mr. Denneman became a member of the Board of Directors of the European Lamp Companies Federation - the major discussion partner for the European Union on all issues concerning light sources – and was elected as President of the ELC.
In March 2009, he was elected President of the GLF, the Global Lighting Forum, a cooperation between peak lighting industry associations worldwide, including CALI, NEMA, CELMA, ELC, ELCOMA, JELMA, Lighting Council Australia and TLFEA.