Kees Wesdorp
Chief Business Leader Precision Diagnosis and jointly responsible for Diagnosis & Treatment
Kees Wesdorp
Current role: Chief Business Leader, Precision Diagnosis and jointly responsible for Diagnosis & Treatment

Since: 2020

Born: Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 1976

Nationality: Dutch

Graduated: Physics at University of Amsterdam (with honors), and PhD in experimental Atomic Physics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (with honors)

Chief Business Leader Precision Diagnosis and jointly responsible for Diagnosis & Treatment

Kees Wesdorp

Kees Wesdorp leads Philips’ Precision Diagnosis business cluster, which brings together connected diagnostic systems and integrated diagnostic insights - including imaging, monitoring, laboratory, genomics and longitudinal data - to enable a clear care pathway with predictable outcomes tailored for every patient. Kees is also a member of the Royal Philips Executive Committee and jointly responsible for Diagnosis & Treatment.

This cluster of businesses includes Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Advanced Molecular Imaging (AMI), Diagnostic X-Ray (DXR), Ultrasound, Enterprise Diagnostic Informatics and Precision Diagnosis Solutions (including Pathology, Oncology and neuro-radiology Solutions.)

 

Kees joined Philips in 2017, as the General Manager of the Diagnostic Imaging business. He led the transformation of the business by increasing customer and employee engagement, renewing the product and solutions portfolio, and improving profitability.

By advancing precision diagnosis, Philips aims to turn the most defining moments in healthcare into a clear care pathway with predictable outcomes for every patient.

Prior to joining Philips, Kees was an executive vice president at Bain Capital and focused on driving transformation in selected Bain Capital portfolio companies. Before Bain Capital, Kees worked for NXP Semiconductors and was involved in the transformation of NXP in a variety of operational and functional roles in the business.

 

Kees is profoundly engaged with Philips' purpose of improving the health and well-being of 2.5 billion people per year by 2030, including 400 million in underserved communities. We aim to achieve this goal in part through a dynamic combination of customer engagement, technological innovation, and business transformation.

 

Kees is married and has four children, lives in Bloemendaal in the Netherlands. He is currently engaged in health and well-being mentoring, and enjoys running and skiing.

At a glance
Current role: Chief Business Leader, Precision Diagnosis and jointly responsible for Diagnosis & Treatment

Since: 2020

Born: Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 1976

Nationality: Dutch

Graduated: Physics at University of Amsterdam (with honors), and PhD in experimental Atomic Physics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (with honors)
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