Vodafone <VOD.L> has named outgoing Philips Chief Executive Gerard Kleisterlee as its new chairman, bringing emerging markets know-how and an ability to simplify a group to the world's largest mobile operator. Full story
* Sees subdued consumer, better construction markets in 2011 Full story
Philips Electronics is set to post a doubling of quarterly profit on Monday, setting it up for the challenges of weak consumer spending, sluggish construction markets and upcoming management changes. Full story
Frans van Houten, new CEO of Philips Electronics poses at the stockholders meeting in Amsterdam, on March 31, 2011. Dutch electronics giant Philips, a manufacturer of medical equipment, televisions and lighting systems, employs about 119,000 people in more than 60 countries.