Vincent Rutgers is the Global Sector Leader, Industrial Products & Construction with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) and a Consulting partner with Deloitte Northwest Europe based in The Netherlands. The sector he leads is among the largest in Deloitte’s global portfolio in terms of revenues and covers six segments, including: Aerospace and Defense, Construction companies, Industrial Conglomerates, Industry Products, Heavy Machinery and Equipment, and (Japanese) Trading House clients. Vincent directs a global network of partners and professionals to grow Deloitte’s relationship with strategic clients, delivering the full suite of business solutions and capabilities that the Firm has to offer.
In addition, Vincent serves as the Global Lead Client Partner for Royal Philips, which is an important global crown jewel clients for Deloitte. In this capacity, he orchestrates the Deloitte global client service strategy and team, and interacts frequently with the client’s senior leadership to provide strategic advice and ensure the effective delivery of the client’s business transformation objectives.
As a leading commentator of trends and issues related to Industry 4.0, Vincent is highly sought after to speak with clients and at global industry events on the future of manufacturing.
Vincent joined Deloitte in 2012 to lead the newly formed Deloitte Digital practice in The Netherlands and expanded his responsibilities to focus on Philips, as well as assume a regional industry leadership role to organize the go-to-market focus for the Consumer & Industrial Products Industry group in Northwest Europe. He subsequently led the Industrial Products & Construction sector for the Europe, Middle East and Africas (EMEA) region, and continues to do so.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Vincent worked in various consulting roles for other professional services firms. His distinguished 30+ years of experience includes roles within industry focused on production process optimization for global manufacturing and telecommunications companies including Texas Instruments, Philips and AT&T Network Systems.
Vincent holds an MBA in Marketing from TiasNimbas Business School and a Bachelor in Commerical Engineering from Twente university, both in The Netherlands. He also completed post-graduate courses in marketing management and strategic thinking from Wharton Business School in the United States.