Annual Report 2009
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Our company was founded in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, in 1891 by Anton and Gerard Philips to manufacture incandescent lamps and other electrical products. Ever since then, our innovations have been making people’s lives simpler, more enjoyable and more productive.
We are committed to enhancing economic prosperity, environmental quality and social equity wherever we operate.
Our values, the four Ds, are like a compass – guiding us in how we behave every day, and reminding us of the attitude we should have towards our work, our customers and our colleagues.
We anticipate and exceed customer expectation
Deliver great results
We continually raise the bar
We get the best from ourselves and each other
Depend on each other
We deliver more value by working as One Philips
This is an interactive electronic version of the Philips Annual Report 2009 and also contains certain information in summarized form. The contents of this version are qualified in their entirety by reference to the printed version of the Philips Annual Report 2009. The printed version is available as a PDF file on this website.
Information about: forward-looking statements, third-party market share data, fair value information, IFRS basis of presentation, use of non-GAAP information, statutory financial statements and management report, reclassifications and analysis of 2008 compared to 2007.