Erik Goessens

Erik Goessens

Employee, Director Partnership Development, Philips Lighting

Amsterdam, Netherlands



Professional experience for Erik Goessens

  • Current , since Mar 2016

    Director Partnership Development

    Philips Lighting

  • 3 years and 3 months, Dec 2012 - Feb 2016

    Program Director

    Philips GmbH

    In my current role as Program Director I'm leading two work streams within the Gemini program (splitting Philips): defining and implementing the Reporting Unit structure for both HealthTech and Lighting Solutions and setting up the Internal Control function for HealthTech

  • 2 years and 10 months, Jun 2010 - Mar 2013

    Director Internal Control

    Philips GmbH

    Within the Philips Corporate Internal Control Office responsible for making sure Philips complies with all financial laws and regulations.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jun 2009 - Jun 2010

    Sr. Program Manager Finance & Post Merger Integrations

    Philips Healthcare

    Responsible for all Finance & Post Merger Integration projects within Philips Healthcare which have an IT component to it.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Oct 2007 - Jun 2009

    Teamlead F&A and Compliance

    Philips Medical Systems

    Responsible for managing two teams of business and SAP consultants at a SAP Competence Center for the SAP Industrial Kernel within Philips Healthcare. These teams are specialized in Finance & Accounting and Governance, Risk and Compliance. As from October 2008, responsibility for managing all IT compliance related matters (SOx, FDA, etc.) for Philips Healthcare (full sector) was added my scope of activities.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Oct 2004 - Oct 2007

    Business Consultant F&A and Compliance

    Philips Medical Systems

    Business consultant SAP Finance (Fi/Co module) and next to that resposible for SAP compliancy with respect to Internal Control Standards (ICS), Sarbanes Oxley (SOx), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), etc. Also responsible for delivering business support for these matters.

Educational background for Erik Goessens

  • 2013 - 2016

    Executive Master in Finance and Control

    Maastricht University

    Corporate Finance, Ext. Reporting (IFRS), Management Accounting, Internal Control & Accounting Information Systems, Treasury Management, Leadership for Financials, Strategic Management and Auditing & Due Diligence. Subject of Master Thesis: Case study on implementing Financial Shared Service Centers

  • 2010 - 2010

    Philips Talent Program, Inspire

    Ashridge Business School

    Participated in the Philips Talent Program called Inspire (March - June 2010). At the end I performed a case study on combining Sales Channels of various Sectors in Ukraine.

  • 1999 - 2004


    Tilburg University

    Business Intelligence, Business Continuity, Logistics and Information, Management of Knowledge and Information, Enterprise Architecture, Advanced Resource Planning



  • Dutch

    First language

  • English


  • German


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