Oscar Kotte

 

 

 

Age: 43

 

Summary: Dutch operations manager at the technology company Philips Healthcare in Eindhoven, the Netherlands who was responsible for the strategic purchasing to set up service department at several Philips division, including semiconductors, consumer electronics, general purchasing and healthcare during his tenure from 1996 until 2014, and whose grandfather Jan-Jacob Kotte (d. 1988) won the Academy Technical Achievement Award (a technical Oscar) in 1963 for his development in the Eindhoven NatLab film projector DP70, which led to it being described as "the only projector to win an Oscar."

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash

 

Born: April 17, 1971

 

Died: July 17, 2014

 

Location: Hrabove, Ukraine