Corporate responsibilities: Chief Market Leader
Throughout his career at Philips, which began in 1990, Ronald de Jong has held various key management positions varying from setting up Philips' German operation for professional products and systems to Marketing and Sales, Supply and Service Operations and Supply Chain Management in Europe, which developed his deep insight into customer needs and market opportunities.
Following his role as Managing Director and Member of the Board of Philips GmbH (with responsibility for bottom line in Germany, Austria and Switzerland), which he held from 2004, Ronald was appointed CEO Emerging Markets in 2008, and became a member of the Executive Team of Philips Healthcare.
In 2011, in order to strengthen Philips' leadership focus on customers and markets, Ronald was appointed as Chief Market Leader and member of the Executive Committee.
In 2012, Ronald de Jong became a member of the Supervisory Board of SNV, an international not-for-profit organisation based in the Netherlands.
Ronald is a Dutch national and holds a degree in Business Management from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.