Former Philips CEO for Global Personal Health joins the council with over 30 years of business experience in Consumer Goods, Consumer Health & Wellness and Digital Health
LatentView, a global digital analytics consulting and solutions firm, today announced the addition of Egbert van Acht to its advisory council. Van Acht has more than 30 years of business experience in branded consumer goods at Procter & Gamble, consumer health at Royal Philips and digital health at The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic.
The mission of LatentView’s advisory council is to bring together the brightest minds across industries to provide LatentView and its clients with guidance and insights that fuel growth and secure business outcomes. Council members work directly with LatentView executives to forecast trends, address challenges and bridge relationships between the organization and its primary stakeholders.
“Analytics capabilities are important, but LatentView sets itself apart by helping organizations connect the dots between data and business outcomes,” said Rajan Sethuraman, LatentView CEO. “Egbert’s experience as a leader and consultant at both global Fortune 500 and private growth-stage companies arms him with a solid grasp on the market and growth opportunities for a wide spectrum of organizations. We are fortunate to be able to tap into Egbert’s perspective and insights as we help our clients solve complex business problems with data.”
Van Acht is a managing director of his independent business focused on helping scale-ups in the global consumer health technology domain to accelerate profitable growth and value creation. He is also a non-executive board member of WS Audiology A/S, a privately-owned leading manufacturer of hearing aids with headquarters in Denmark and Singapore. Van Acht has hands-on experience in portfolio building and management, geographic expansion and applying digital business models. He previously served as an executive vice chair on the board of directors for The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, Digital Health Solutions.
“Having led and advised large and small companies that span industries and geographies, I’ve noticed a through line for how organizations can accelerate profitable growth,” said van Acht. “At a fundamental level, it’s all about people, processes and technology. Building high-performing teams, embracing operational excellence, and adopting technology that enables digital innovation are all keys to success. I am happy to collaborate and bring tangible value based on these principles to LatentView and its clients.”
In addition to his board positions, van Acht is a strategic advisor to Orange Babies, a Dutch charity organization helping young African mothers to prevent HIV transmission to infants. He holds an MSc from the University of Bath and is a former Officer in the Royal Dutch Artillery. Egbert lives in The Netherlands with his wife Corinne and has four young adult children.
Egbert’s experience as a leader and consultant at both global Fortune 500 and private growth-stage companies arms him with a solid grasp on the market and growth opportunities for a wide spectrum of organizations.
About LatentView Analytics
LatentView Analytics is a global data analytics consulting and solutions firm that enables companies to excel in the digital world by harnessing the power of data and analytics. The company creates holistic and sustainable impact for some of the world’s largest brands, including more than 30 Fortune 500 companies in the retail, CPG, financial services, technology, media & entertainment, travel & hospitality, and industrials sectors. LatentView has been recognized as an industry leader by Gartner, Deloitte and others for its analytics work and vibrant company culture. Founded in 2006, LatentView has a globally distributed workforce. For more information, visit https://www.latentview.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn.