Innovation, Group & Services
“In 2014, we continued to strengthen our innovation process, becoming much more efficient, effective and faster. We are improving our ability to innovate end-to-end and increasing our focus on digital innovation. By using technology, data and algorithms we are making our innovations even more relevant and meaningful for people on an individual level.”
Jim Andrew, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer
Innovation, Group & Services comprises the activities of Philips Group Innovation, Group headquarters, including country and regional management, and certain costs of pension and other post-retirement benefit plans. Additionally, the global shared business services for procurement, finance, human resources, IT and real estate are reported in this sector.