Chopra will be relocating to Brussels.
Philips also announced A. Krishnakumar, current President and Head of Philips Healthcare Business, as Managing Director and CEO of Philips Electronics India Limited with effect from December 2013.
Krishnakumar will continue to head the Healthcare business until his successor has been appointed.
"I am indeed quite excited to take on this new role and work with the Philips India team to ensure that we continue to build business in India and retain the brand value of Philips of being an innovative company that cares," he said.
Commenting on his new role, Chopra said he is looking forward to leading the Consumer Luminaire business for Philips.
Krishnakumar joined Philips in June 2010 as President and Business Head of Philips Healthcare.
--IBNS (Posted on 17-10-2013)