Koninklijke Philips N.V

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Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips) is a diversified Dutch organization that seeks to improve quality of living through technology and electronics. The company is divided into Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare, and Philips Lighting. As a leader in lighting solutions and portable entertainment, Philips is one of the world’s largest electronics companies.

Philips’ products address global issues such as wellness and energy efficiency. In the area of healthcare, Philips offers technological solutions, specialities in surgery and more, a Diamond Select program for refurbished equipment, and customer support and consulting. Lifestyle products include oral health care, mother and child care, household products, and electronics and phones. Lighting products are available for both consumers and professionals, ranging from lamps to LED lights. For all its products, Philips offers tools, technical support, and customer service.

This Dutch brand began operations in the Netherlands in 1891. Gerald Philips and his father incorporated the company and entered the new commercialized energy market by selling lamps and other electronic products. The company established a center for research and product innovation and began to diversify its products by 1918. Following this, Philips began producing radios and quickly became a leader of radio production. The company continued to introduce technological innovations including the CD and DVD. Now Philips has expanded to over 60 countries around the world and has more than 100,000 employees worldwide.

The company is publicly traded on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange as well as the New York Stock Exchange. Over the years, Philips has acquired a myriad of companies in healthcare and consumer electronics industry. Students, graduates, professionals, experienced MBAs, and military can all find opportunities at Philips. Jobs availability spans countries around the world and multiple fields.

Philips Snapshot

Main Website
Traded As
Euronext: PHIA
Year Founded
Breitner Center Amstelplein 2
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1096
BC Netherlands
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