Dominiek has held the position of Business Group Leader Professional with Philips Lighting, the global leader in lighting, since January 2015. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s worldwide activities in luminaires, systems and services for the professional market.
Prior to being appointed Business Group Leader, Dominiek was CEO of the Automotive business at Philips from 2009 to 2015, leading the group through its transformation into a fast-growing profitable business. As a member of the global management team he was also named Executive Vice President during this time.
In 2007, Dominiek was appointed Senior Vice-President responsible for the Supply Group for High-Intensity Discharge lamps, a move that allowed him to broaden his business experience with industrial and R&D responsibilities.
Dominiek started his career with Philips’ commercial activities in Belgium in 1989. His insight and a deep understanding of the business led him to become Benelux Marketing Manager for the Lighting sector, and by 1997 he had joined the company’s headquarters in the Netherlands as Senior Director of Marketing in charge of European professional lamps activities. Three years later he became Vice President of Philips Lighting, in charge of international key account management. Dominiek served from 1995 to 1997 in Hungary, setting up commercial activities as Country Lighting Manager, and from 2003 to 2006 in Paris as Managing Director of Philips Lighting in France.
Dominiek holds an MBA from the University of Leuven