Philips Appoints New Sleep Business SVP

Philips Appoints New Sleep Business SVP

Royal Philips Electronics today has appointed Eoghan O’Lionaird to lead its Home Healthcare Solutions’ Sleep business as senior vice president and general manager, effective immediately.

O’Lionaird joins the Home Healthcare Solutions group after his tenure as senior vice president and general manager of Imaging Systems Components. Since joining Philips in 2000, he has served in senior management positions across the organization, including strategy and business development manager and subsequently, business unit manager of Imaging Solutions in Philips Components; general manager of Philips Lighting in Japan; and general manager of the Magnetic Resonance business unit in Healthcare.

“Eoghan’s global, multidisciplinary experience, extensive healthcare knowledge and history with Philips make him extremely well suited to lead our global sleep business,” says Don Spence, CEO of Philips Home Healthcare Solutions. “I am confident that he will continue to drive the business forward and retain our focus on the needs of our customers and the patients they serve.”

Prior to Philips, O’Lionaird held engineering, marketing, and general management positions for Mitsui Kinzoku in Japan, the United States and Thailand. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and microelectronic engineering from University College Cork, Ireland, a master’s in control engineering from University of Limerick, Ireland, and an M.B.A. from IMD in Switzerland.

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