Marnix van Ginneken

EVP & CLO at Philips

Marnix van Ginneken is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Royal Philips. He is also member of the Board of Management and member of the Executive Committee.

Marnix joined Philips’ legal department in 2007 and became head of Group legal in 2010. In this role he was responsible for the various Group Legal departments, including Corporate & Financial Law, Legal Compliance and Legal M&A. In 2014, Marnix became Chief Legal Officer of Royal Philips and Member of the Executive Committee. In November 2017, he was appointed Member of the Philips Board of Management.

Before joining Philips, Marnix worked as an in-house lawyer for Akzo Nobel and before that as an attorney in a private practice. Since 2011, he is a part-time Professor of International Corporate Governance at the Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam.

Marnix is also a board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, Board member of the Association of listed Companies (Vereniging Effecten Uitgevende Ondernemingen (VEUO)), the Dutch Lawyers Association (Nederlandse Juristen Vereniging (NJV), and the Grotius Academy Foundation (Stichting Grotius Academie).

Marnix studied law at the University of Utrecht and at Wayne State University in Detroit. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam.



  • EVP & CLO

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