Kees Wesdorp

Kees Wesdorp
Title: Chief Business Leader Precision Diagnosis & Member of the Executive Committee
At: Royal Philips

Kees Wesdorp leads Philips’ Precision Diagnosis business cluster, which brings together connected diagnostic systems and integrated diagnostic insights – including imaging, monitoring, laboratory, genomics and longitudinal data – to enable a clear care pathway with predictable outcomes for every patient.

This cluster of businesses includes Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Advanced Molecular Imaging (AMI), Diagnostic X-Ray (DXR), Ultrasound, Enterprise Diagnostic Informatics and Precision Diagnosis Solutions (including Pathology, Oncology and neuro-radiology Solutions.)

Kees joined Philips in 2017, as the General Manager of the Diagnostic Imaging business. He led the transformation of the business by increasing customer and employee engagement, renewing the product and solutions portfolio, and improving profitability.

Kees is profoundly engaged with Philips’ vision of improving the lives of three billion people by 2030 in part through a dynamic combination of customer engagement, technological innovation and business transformation.


Experience: Prior to joining Philips, Kees was an executive vice president at Bain Capital and focused on driving transformation in selected Bain Capital portfolio companies.

Before Bain Capital, Kees worked for NXP Semiconductors and was involved in the transformation of NXP in a variety of operational and functional roles in the business.
Education: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam)
PhD, Atomic Physics (1998 – 2001)