BCG Partner joins Philips

BCG Senior Partner, Jim Andrew, joins Royal Philips Electronics NV and Chief Strategy Officer as of 15th July.

Jim Andrew (American, 1962) joins Philips from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he last served as Senior Partner and Managing Director based in Chicago. Prior to this, he founded and ran BCG’s offices in both Mumbai in India and Singapore.

Mr. Andrew headed BCG’s global Innovation Strategy Practice and was a member of BCG’s global Strategy Practice leadership team. Mr. Andrew was recently appointed by Secretary of Commerce Locke as a charter member of the inaugural National Advisory Committee on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), the council that advises the US administration on key innovation and entrepreneurship issues and supports President Obama’s innovation strategy.