Our roadmap to win

Growth and performance improvement drivers to continue delivering on our targets


Our operational improvements and strategic initiatives are intended to realize 4-6% organic growth and an average 100-basis-point improvement in Adjusted EBITA margin annually over the period 2017-2020.


As we embark on the next phase of our health technology journey, the drivers below are designed to help deliver higher levels of customer value and quality, boost growth, deliver winning solutions, and improve our results:

Accelerate! journey continues

Key initiatives have been launched to step up resourcing for growth, granular strategy execution, value delivery to customers, and to adapt the culture and reward system.


During Capital Markets Day, in November 2016, we announced a EUR 1.2 billion productivity initiative program consisting out of overhead, procurement and other productivity savings such as manufacturing footprint optimization, to be completed over the next 3 years starting 2017.

Adjusted EBITA