Member of the Board of Management since December 2015
Responsibilities: Finance, Capital structure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investor Relations, Information Technology, Global Business Services, Participations
Abhijit joined Philips in 1987 and has held various senior leadership roles in the company in Asia Pacific, Europe and the US. He chaired the team responsible for the overall planning and execution of the separation process to create two winning companies focused on the HealthTech and Lighting opportunities, reporting directly to CEO Frans van Houten, and was also appointed CFO of Philips Lighting.
He has previously been CFO of Philips Healthcare, Philips’ largest sector, and headed Philips Investor Relations from 2010 to 2013. Prior to this, he was Head of Operations and Quality at the ST Microelectronics and Ericsson joint venture, and CFO of NXP’s largest business group.
Abhijit Bhattacharya was born in India in 1961.