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Food for Thought: Ronald de Jong

Food for thought with Ronald de Jong, CHRO and member of the Philips Executive Committee, and… the first Professor of Practice at Tilburg University. (language: English)

Program information
Date Friday, March 9, 2018
Time 12:00- 13:00
Location Foyer Cobbenhagen Building
Admission free entrance & lunch!
Speakers Ronald de Jong, Chief Human Resources Officer and member Executive Committee at Philips, and Tilburg University’s first Distinguished Professor of Practice.
Language English
Contact Has Klerx
Organization study association Asset & Academic Forum

Ronald de Jong

Ronald de Jong is the first Professor of Practice at Tilburg University (TiSEM). He is one of the figureheads of the Dutch business sector and has a great reputation as a business leader. Since April 2007 he is Chief Human Resources Officer at Philips. He is also Executive Vice President and has been a Member of the Philips Executive Committee since 2011.

Professor of Practice

A Professor of Practice is an inspiring role model for students. He/she is involved in teaching, where he/she can add value because of special practical and/or business experience. Furthermore, he/she can contribute to the impact of research on society and to applied science.

At TiSEM’s department of Marketing, Ronald de Jong will present lectures and cases on marketing, services, and innovation management. For students who are about to enter the job market, his input will offer substantial added value.

So, don’t miss this chance to meet him already!

Food for Thought is an initiative of TiSEM study association Asset. For this edition in cooperation with Academic Forum.

Symposium 'Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century’

Inaugural address by Ronald de Jong

Students and employees of Tilburg University are at the same day also welcome to the symposium on 'Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century’, starting at 13.00 hrs, and / or the inaugural address of Professor Ronald de Jong: Disrupt or Be Disrupted, starting at 16.15 hrs. Both events will take place at the Auditorium.

See for more information: Professor of Practice.

When: 09 March 2018 12:00

End date: 09 March 2018 13:00