Machiel toe Water
Global Security and Real Estate Leader Domestic Appliances, Philips
Machiel toe Water started his career as a consultant at Ernst & Young – Security Advisory Services. He advised many governments and multinationals on different security topics before joining Philips, where he became the Head of Due Diligence and responsible for all security audits, crisis management and travel security. After a short period with Financial Operations, he moved to the Information Security department in IT. Per request of the Board of Management, he consolidated all security activities in Philips into a new Group Security in 2017, where he led the Global Physical & Personnel Security team. Per the 1st of January 2021, he became the CSO and Head of Real Estate for Domestic Appliances, a business group that Philips will divest in the course of 2021.