Royal PhilipsMeaningful innovations to help billions of people live healthier and more sustainable lives – that’s what Philips stands for. In 2016, the multinational celebrates its 125th anniversary. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the organization has R&D sites and manufacturing sites in all continents, amounting to a total of over 105,000 employees. Up until 2016, the company was good for an annual turnover of around 21 billion euro and used to consist of three business units: Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. As of 2016, Philips Lighting has become an independent company. For the remaining company, the focus is on HealthTech, and the business model is moving towards technology solutions partnerships.
For the ninth year in a row, Philips has achieved the top position in the Reputation Institute’s ranking of Dutch companies. The Reputation Institute has identified three main reasons. First off, it’s a high-tech innovator addressing the longer-term challenges our world faces – from a rising demand for energy-sufficient solutions to the implications of the ageing of the population. Secondly, it is known to be active in popular categories such as consumer electronics. And last but not least, there is an element of national pride as Philips is regarded as true Dutch heritage. As an employer, it is Philips’ mission to be the best place to work for people who share the passion for innovations that matter. To attract top talent from all over the world, Philips offers an excellent relocation package.