Edwin is passionate about being improvement driven from a people perspective, and believes one can only be truly successful by making others successful. Edwin joined Philips in 1997 and has held positions with global responsibility across the company since 2010. Edwin lead improvement teams in mass, as well as customer specific production
within the Six Sigma program since 2007. He led the global Philips Excellence Competition program from 2012 through 2015 and is currently the group’s Six Sigma DMAIC program leader. Edwin holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Twente University, and is a director
and MBB in Royal Philips. Married with three children, Edwin lives in Enschede (NL) and enjoys contributing to community projects, diving, and astronomy.