V. Raja took over as Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Philips India Limited from December 2015. He shall be responsible for the Indian Subcontinent.
Raja brings a wealth of experience spanning over three decades across diverse industries including Healthcare, Consumer Products, Food etc. in various leadership roles in Finance, Procurement, Business Development and Business Management. He comes from TE Connectivity where he was President and CEO of Indian Operations for four years. Prior to TE Connectivity, Raja worked with GE for 14 years of which 7 years as Business leader of GE Healthcare South Asia. He has also worked with Gillette, Unilever and other companies, and has proven track record of delivering profitable growth, turnarounds, nurturing talent and setting up new lines of business.
Raja is a Commerce Graduate from Kolkata, and a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary.
Raja loves to watch sports, spend time with his family and loves to read Fiction. He is also a good cook and much sought after Adviser on issues of Finance & Strategy.