Jim Andrew

Jim Andrew


Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Chairman Sustainability Board and member of the Executive Committee

Group responsibilities: Strategy, Innovation, Design, Sustainability, Accelerate! - Resource to win


Jim Andrew (American, 1962) joined Philips from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he last served as Senior Partner and Managing Director based in Chicago. Prior to this, he founded and ran BCG’s offices in both Mumbai in India and Singapore.


Mr. Andrew headed BCG’s global Innovation Strategy Practice and was a member of BCG's global Strategy Practice leadership team. Mr. Andrew was recently appointed by Secretary of Commerce Locke as a charter member of the inaugural National Advisory Committee on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), the council that advises the US administration on key innovation and entrepreneurship issues and supports President Obama's innovation strategy.


Mr. Andrew has worked extensively with leading multi-business, industrial, and consumer companies on issues of growth, M&A, international expansion, and corporate and business unit strategy. He joined BCG in 1986.