Philips CEO addresses the

ICRC Conference

Royal Philips CEO, Frans van Houten addressed representatives of more than 180 governments by video at the 32nd Red Cross conference on December 8 2015. Held in Geneva, the three-day conference brings together the world’s largest and oldest humanitarian network, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


Mr. van Houten proudly spoke of the relationship that Philips has had with the Movement over the past 100 years, and also reflected on our key partnership today via The Philips Foundation. Please listen as he shares with the audience the important mission of Philips to improve three billion lives by 2025, and stresses the critical importance of partnerships involving government, humanitarian actors, the private sector, civil society and academia.