Dell Adds Philips CEO To Board

Round Rock-based Dell said Wednesday afternoon that it has added Gerard Kleisterlee, the President and CEO of Royal Philips Electronics, to the company's board of directors. Kleisterlee has been head of Royal Philips Electronics since April 2001, and has been at the firm since 1974. Dell said Kleisterlee will add a "global perspective" to the firm's board, based on "extensive" management experience in Europe and Asia.