Management

Koninklijke Philips N.V. is managed by an Executive Committee which comprises the members of the Board of Management and certain key officers from functions, businesses and markets.

The Executive Committee operates under the chairmanship of the Chief Executive Officer and shares responsibility for the deployment of Philips’ strategy and policies, and the achievement of its objectives and results.

Under Dutch Law, the Board of Management is accountable for the actions and decisions of the Executive Committee and has ultimate responsibility for the management and external reporting of Koninklijke Philips N.V. and is answerable to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. Pursuant to the two-tier corporate structure, the Board of Management is accountable for its performance to a separate and independent Supervisory Board.

The Rules of Procedure of the Board of Management and Executive Committee are published on the Company’s website (www.philips.com/investor).

Corporate governance

A full description of the Company’s corporate governance structure is published in Corporate governance.

  • Frans van HoutenQuote from Frans van Houten

    Frans van Houten

    1960, Dutch

    President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    Chairman of the Board of Management since April 2011
    Corporate responsibilities: Chairman of the Executive Committee, Internal Audit, Information Technology, Supply Management, Marketing & Communication, Accelerate! - Overall transformation, End2End
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  • Jim AndrewQuote from Jim Andrew

    Jim Andrew

    1962, American

    Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer
    Corporate responsibilities: Strategy, Innovation, Design, Sustainability
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  • Eric Coutinho

    Eric Coutinho

    1951, Dutch

    Executive Vice President, General Secretary & Chief Legal Officer
    Corporate responsibilities: Legal, General Business Principles
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  • Deborah DiSanzo

    Deborah DiSanzo

    1960, American

    Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer of Philips Healthcare
    Corporate responsibilities: Sector Healthcare
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  • Ronald de Jong

    Ronald de Jong

    1967, Dutch

    Executive Vice President & Chief Market Leader
    Corporate responsibilities: Markets, Areas & Countries (except Greater China), Accelerate! - Customer Centricity
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  • Patrick Kung

    Patrick Kung

    1951, American

    Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer Philips Greater China
    Corporate responsibilities: Philips Greater China
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  • Pieter Nota

    Pieter Nota

    1964, Dutch

    Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer of Philips Consumer Lifestyle
    Member of the Board of Management since April 2011
    Corporate responsibilities: Sector Consumer Lifestyle, Accelerate! - Resource to Win
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  • Eric Rondolat

    Eric Rondolat

    1966, Italian/French

    Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer Philips Lighting
    Corporate responsibilities: Sector Lighting
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  • Carole Wainaina

    Carole Wainaina

    1966, Kenyan

    Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
    Corporate responsibilities: Human Resource Management, Accelerate! - Culture and change management
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  • Ron Wirahadiraksa

    Ron Wirahadiraksa

    1960, Dutch

    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    Member of the Board of Management since April 2011
    Corporate responsibilities: Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Accelerate! - Operating Model
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