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Company nameKoninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
Company typeNaamloze vennootschap
Founded1891, Eindhoven
HeadquartersAmsterdam, Netherlands
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleFrans van Houten (CEO), Jeroen van der Veer (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ProductsConsumer electronics, domestic appliances, lighting, medical systems, medical technology
Revenue-25.42 billion (2010)
Operating income-2.065 billion (2010)
Net income-1.446 billion (2010)
Total assets-32.27 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-15.09 billion (end 2010)
Employees119,000 (FTE, end 2010)

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Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Royal Philips Electronics), more commonly known as Philips, (Euronext - PHIA, NYSE - PHG) is a multinational Dutch electronics company.

Philips is one of the largest electronics companies in the world. In 2010, its sales were -25.42 billion. The company employs 119,000 people in more than 60 countries.

Philips is organized in a number of sectors: Philips Consumer Lifestyle (formerly Philips Consumer Electronics and Philips Domestic Appliances and Personal Care), Philips Lighting and Philips Healthcare (formerly Philips Medical Systems).

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