|About:Royal Philips Electronics
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. 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 128,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 27 billion in 2007, 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 flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.
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Philips is a global leader across its healthcare, lighting and lifestyle portfolio:
We are the world’s largest home healthcare company, being number one in: Monitoring systems, Automated External Defibrillators, Cardiac Ultrasound, Cardiovascular X-ray.
We are number one in lamps in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific and number two in North America; in Automotive lighting, we are leading in Europe, Latin America, Japan and Asia Pacific.
We are number one in the electric shavers and male grooming category globally.
Philips is one of the leading flat-TV brands globally.