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Marc Vanacht, the principal of AG Business Consultants, is experienced in business strategy and development, product and marketing management, market research and analysis, with and for companies and government agencies in agriculture and the food chain.

AG Business Consultants works with the leadership teams in corporations and government agencies who want to stay “ahead of the curve” and maintain leverage in an environment of fast moving changes in technology and industry structure. It serves as a catalyst for problem analysis. This often leads to paradigm shifts, daring innovative thinking, and novel solutions to business, competitive, and technical challenges.

Vanacht has shared his experience with and consulted to many companies in agriculture: equipment manufacturers, regional cooperatives, national distributors, regional distributors, seed companies, chemical companies, publishers, an insurance company, farm management companies, software companies and others, in the US, Europe and Japan. He has given briefings to consulting, aerospace, consumer goods, information services, computer companies, utilities and The World Bank about recent trends in the agricultural market.

Change is stressful. The biggest challenge for implementing change often is communication. AG Business Consultants can help teams up and down the corporate ladder to embrace change by involving them in creative workshops, presentations and motivational talks. Vanacht's multicultural background enables a diverse and adaptable approach to strategic business challenges. He facilitates the transfer of knowledge and experience, improves internal communications, which tends to translate faster into actionable plans and shortens the timeline for results.

Academic Background:
• Baccalaureus in Philosophy and Economy, UFSIA University in Belgium
• Masters Degree in Law, University of Leuven, Belgium
• “Graduaat” Degree in Business Administration, U. of Leuven, Belgium
• Executive Seminars: Strategic Management of Information Technology and Managing Technology and Innovation at the Stanford University Business School in California.

Personal Information:

• Fluent in 5 languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch).
• Serves on the board of several charitable, civic and religious organizations in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

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Marc Vanacht
Marc Vanacht


AG Business Consultants
8300 Delmar Blvd. - Suite 354
University City, MO, 63124
Telephone: 314.995.9005
Cell: 314.616.3473