Royal Philips Electronics NV , the world’s biggest maker of patient-monitoring system, named company veteran Frans van Houten as chief executive officer to succeed Gerard Kleisterlee .
Frans van Houten starts as chief executive officer of Royal Philips Electronics NV today with the challenge of turning around the 3 billion-euro ($4.2 billion) television business, a task that eluded his predecessor.
Any one of the toothy ghouls you spot on Halloween night could be clients of a Paris-based fangsmith named Father Sebastiaan van Houten .
"We focus on the clinical added value, understanding the disease, helping detect heart failure, advising patients to change their lifestyle and behavior."
- Van Houten on Sep 23, 2014