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Dr Uwe Heckert

Philips Chairman of the Board & Head of Enterprise Informatics Europe

After studying business administration in Berlin, Göttingen and at the State University of New York, Uwe Heckert started at McKinsey & Company Inc. in 1997, where he worked as a consultant and senior project manager. During this time, he did his doctorate in business informatics on the topic “knowledge management”. In 2005, he moved to T-Systems International, where he managed various areas, most recently as Senior Vice President for ERP/SAP Systems Integration. From 2013, Heckert continued his career at the international IT service company Unisys. After successfully managing the EMEA business in the public sector as Vice President & General Manager, he assumed a global role in the area of business applications and solutions.
Since June 1, 2021, Uwe Heckert has been CEO of Philips GmbH and head of the Philips DACH market. Since May 2023, he has assumed the additional function as Head of Enterprise Informatics Europe.