Philips North America Recognized as a National Top Workplace

May 17, 2012

ANDOVER, Mass. – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHI) today announced it has been recognized as a National Top Workplace in the United States by organizational health expert WorkplaceDynamics. The Top Workplaces program surveyed employees from more than 4,000 organizations, from which 805 companies with 1000+ employees comprise the National Top Workplace list. The survey reports Philips North America, with 25,000 U.S. employees, is ranked as one of the best employers in the nation.

 

Philips North America employees who participated in the survey gave the company high marks for working conditions, leadership, management style, benefits and overall direction. Philips offers its workforce the chance to build a lasting career and explore job opportunities across a diverse, global organization, with competitive compensation and unique health benefits that support the company’s focus on health and well-being. In addition, Philips offers a workplace that values learning as much as business performance, fosters creativity and entrepreneurialism, and supports personal and social causes through the Philips Cares employee volunteer program.

 

“This national recognition brings to life the spirit and enthusiasm employees have for Philips and illustrates the company’s strong values and commitment to our employees,” said Greg Sebasky, Chairman Philips North America. “While it is an honor to be included on the top workplace list, the true reward is having a strong workforce committed to improving people’s lives through the meaningful, innovative work they do.”

 

Philips encourages talented professionals from all backgrounds and experience levels to search and apply for jobs of interest at www.philips.com/na/careers.

 

About the National Top Workplace List:
The list is published by WorkplaceDynamics of Exton, PA. WorkplaceDynamics are experts in organizational health and conduct over 4,000 company surveys each year. Their research suggests that Top Workplaces are outperforming their peers financially.  “Put simply, the most successful companies appear to be the ones that employees believe in” said Doug Claffey, CEO at WorkplaceDynamics. Visit www.topworkplaces.com to find out more about WorkplaceDynamics research into Organizational Health.

Media Contact

Amy Shanler
Philips North America
Tel: 978-659-4463
E-mail: amy.shanler@philips.com

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About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 122,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.6 billion in 2011, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at the Philips North America media site.

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