Ronald de Jong is Chief Human Resources Officer, a position he has held since April 2017. He is also Executive Vice President and has been a Member of the Executive Committee since 2011.
Ronald started his career at Philips in 1990 and held various leadership positions in marketing, sales, service, operations, supply chain and general management. In 2011, he was appointed Chief Market Leader responsible for International Markets, Government Affairs and Market-to-Order Excellence with the aim of strengthening Philips’ entrepreneurship with focus on customers and markets.
As Chief Market Leader, Ronald led the transformation of Philips’ market organization under the global Accelerate! program in 2011 with the objective of building more entrepreneurial market and country organizations; improving customer focus by generating deep market and customer insights; developing local business opportunities by co-creating locally relevant propositions with customers and helping drive the company’s approach to winning more long-term strategic partnerships.