Company Profile

Company Profile

Royal Philips of the Netherlands is a diversified technology company, focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy-efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare.


Creating innovations that matter to people

"Since the introduction of the first Philips light bulb more than 120 years ago, innovation and a people-centric approach have always been at the core of our company.
Our commitment is to deliver new healthcare and lighting technologies, as well as innovative and locally relevant consumer products that make a real difference to our customers, consumers and stakeholders across the globe. We believe that the best way for us to do this is through deep understanding of people's needs and desires.
When we bring people and innovation together, we create the next generation of technology and things that people truly want and need. These are meaningful innovations that help people to be healthy, live well and enjoy life. This sets us apart and makes us Philips."

Company Business highlights Q3

Business Highlights in Q3

In a further advance to make affordable healthcare accessible to wider patient populations, Philips launched the VISIQ, an ultra-mobile tablet-based system for quality ultrasound imaging, in India. Philips also received US FDA 510(k) clearance for the VISIQ.

Helping patients’ transition from hospital to home, Philips’ first clinical applications for its HealthSuite Digital Platform, eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion, received US FDA 510(k) clearance. These applications give clinicians better patient data access and analysis, and help patients manage their health.

Empowering consumers to take control of their own health with digital solutions for healthy living and disease prevention, Philips launched its latest connected devices and apps at IFA in Berlin. Highlights included a smart air purifier, an app to manage treatment of chronic pain, and an oral healthcare app to help kids brush their teeth more effectively.

Delivering on its Male Grooming growth strategy to drive loyalty and create more value among existing users, Philips is launching the Philips Shaver Series 9000 in 47 countries around the world.

Further expanding its Hue ecosystem, Philips introduced Hue Beyond, the first of a range of connected luminaires. Hue Beyond has a dual light source that combines functional, ambient and mood lighting for every space in the home.

Philips delivered LED pitch lighting for Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium – the first top-flight soccer venue to feature this pioneering lighting system, improving visual conditions for both players and fans.

Philips received top scores in the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index, with highest results for its Best in Class performance on Climate Strategy and Product Stewardship. The ranking underlines Philips’ ongoing commitment to sustainability and its journey toward a Circular Economy.


Philips won a total of eight awards in the Successful Design Awards China 2014 for products and solutions from its entire portfolio, including the Airfryer XL and the Efficia Defibrillator Monitor.

Circular Economy

Philips’ transition to a Circular Economy

Philips in Q3 2014

Sales                                5.5 bln
Adjusted EBITA            536 mln