Daniela Seabrook

Chief Human Resources Officer


Daniela Seabrook is Philips Chief Human Resources Officer. Daniela joined Philips in 2019, bringing a wealth of experience gained in senior global HR positions in the life sciences sector.


Before joining Philips, Daniela was the Group Head People and Organizational Development at global agriculture company Syngenta where she led a global team overseeing people practices and human capital, including: talent management, leadership effectiveness, organizational development, employee experience and diversity and inclusion. Daniela has led several results-driven organizational change programs, placing an emphasis on culture and mindset shift to bring business strategy to life.

You need to always ask yourself: how are we making an impact, does this help us bring better solutions to our customers? An effective people strategy must focus on what really makes a difference and enables a culture and environment where people can strive for success. Doing this in a purpose-driven organization with the goal to improve the lives of 3 billion people by 2030, is truly inspiring.

Daniela Seabrook

Chief Human Resources Officer

Daniela holds a PhD in organizational psychology and change management and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Basel. She lives in Amsterdam with her husband and son. Away from work, Daniela enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys reading, modern art and outdoor activities.

At a glance


  • Current role: Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Since: December 2019
  • Born: Switzerland in 1973
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Graduated: University of Basel, PhD in organizational Psychology and Change Management

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