VIENNA: Herbert Denk has been appointed as head of group
communications for Philips Austria. Currently spokesman for the group’s
board of directors, Denk is now responsibile for publicity, brand
management and lobbying. Denk has been press spokesman at Philips since
1996, and was previously deputy head of group communications. He
succeeds Jurgen Menedetter, who is leaving to become managing director
of industrial giant Gebuhreninkassoservice.