Philips India, today announced the appointment of Mr. Daniel Mazon as Vice Chairman & Managing Director for India subcontinent, effective from 3rd October, 2017. In his new role, Daniel will be responsible for driving the overall growth for Philips businesses in India, while focusing on customers and operational excellence.
Daniel takes over from Mr. V. Raja, Vice Chairman and Managing Director for Philips in India who retired on 30th September, 2017.
Daniel is a seasoned leader with close to two decades of work experience in the healthcare industry. Daniel has been with Royal Philips for the past six years and prior to his appointment in India, he led the Philips Healthcare transformation in Latin America. During this time, he delivered strong growth, improved profitability while driving initiatives for marketing, after sales services and customer value creation. Daniel started his career with GE Healthcare, in USA, and spent over 12 years in various roles across operations, quality, strategy, product development and sales & marketing.
Commenting on his new role at Philips India, Daniel said, “I am thrilled to join Philips India at a time when the company is responding to the country’s toughest challenges of providing a healthy lifestyle and affordable access to healthcare. We have the right focus on innovation and the technological capabilities to make this happen and you will see Philips India playing a big role in transforming this great country. I am excited to join a highly capable team which understands our clients and consumers needs and is focused on delivering the right solutions. Going forward, we will work closely to sharpen our offerings while strengthening relationships with the government and key partners”.
Daniel is a graduate in Engineering from Texas A&M University and holds an executive degree in General Management from Harvard University.