Roy Jakobs is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Leader for the Personal Health Businesses of Royal Philips. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of Royal Philips.
The Personal Health businesses comprise Health & Wellness, Personal Care, Domestic Appliances and Sleep & Respiratory Care. He has extensive global experience and a record of accomplishment in strategy, innovation, value chain management, new business development, M&A, marketing and sales. In 2015, he moved to Shanghai to become Leader of the Domestic Appliances business. Since mid-2017 he led this business group from Amsterdam.