Philips is a 127-year-old company, but it’s now going through a monumental shift. That’s a really exciting thing to be a part of” 

Meet some of our inspiring leaders who are shaping the future of health tech at Philips

Leading digital transformation: IoT, connected propositions and customer engagement

Successful tech leader Liat Ben-Zur has always been passionate about bringing technology to life. Little did she realize that at Philips, she would end up helping to create the very solution that she had so sorely missed herself as a parent.

An unexpected executive career at Philips

Six years ago Sean Carney thought Philips was ‘an old technology company.’ So when he was approached to start a new executive role at Philips, he wasn’t convinced. Then something changed…

Leading change: impacting so many people

When Philips needed somebody to lead Philips Excellence, Carolyn Lum was the woman for the job. It didn’t take much to convince her. The challenge of leading change at global level was too good to pass.

Leading Philips Central and Eastern Europe - Find the best opportunities to win in the market

Having worked in multiple regions such as the Nordics, the Middle East, Ukraine and the Benelux, Reinier Schlatmann, CEO CEE thought returning to Central and Eastern Europe would be like returning home. For Reinier, this is the ultimate opportunity to make the health continuum strategy come to life.

Why I do what I do. Empowering people to live healthier and happier lives

When we say that there is always a way to make life better, it comes from the heart. It is this belief that drives people who work at Philips. Which is why our Chief Business Leader Personal Health Egbert van Acht doesn't talk revenue or profit when he explains ‘Why I do what I do.’ There's more to his job than numbers. It’s about making an impact on people's lives: helping families to eat healthy, giving babies the best start in life, supporting individuals to wake up refreshed in the morning… empowering people to live healthier and happier lives.

The buzz around innovation

As a leader in Business Transformation, Julie joined Philips to help contribute towards its healthcare vision by creating a strategy around how Philips can be more efficient and excellent in everything they do. It was the buzz around innovation and the chance to make an impact that compelled her to join.

Welcome to a better future Like you, Philips takes pride in its past. But to progress into the future, we’re not content to rest on our history. With our new direction as a health technology leader, you can transform the lessons you’ve learned in your career into new levels of leadership.

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The things we’re doing now were things we’ve tried to do for the last ten years. People are embracing change at a speed much faster than we’ve been used to.”