Philips India appoints new MD

Philips India today announced the appointment of Mr V Raja as the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director for Philips India, effective from 1st December, 2015.


Mr V Raja, Vice Chairman & MD, Philips India

In his new role, Mr Raja will be responsible for driving and building the Healthcare and Consumer Lifestyle businesses for Philips in India.

Mr Raja takes over from Mr A Krishna Kumar, who moved to a new role effective 1st September, 2015 as Head of the Emerging Businesses Group for Philips globally, and is based in Netherlands.

Mr Raja brings a wealth of experience spanning over three decades across diverse industries including Healthcare, Consumer Products and Food, in leadership roles in finance, business development, and procurement.

He joins from TE Connectivity, where he was the President of India Operations since 2011.

Prior to TE Connectivity, Mr Raja worked with GE for 14 years of which 7 years as Business leader of GE Healthcare South Asia and has a proven track record of delivering strong growth and profitability, and nurturing and growing talent.


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