Ecolab Acquires Deloitte’s Brand Operations Services, Strengthens EcoSure Business
Acquisition of brand assessment practice to help protect leading hospitality, restaurant and retail brands.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – June 5, 2023 – Ecolab Inc., the world’s water, hygiene and infection prevention company that protects people and the resources vital to life, today announced the acquisition of the Brand Operations Services business from Deloitte.
The Brand Operations Services business and its TrueView analytics platform will reside in the EcoSure business, creating a global leader in brand protection serving the world’s leading hospitality, restaurant and retail brands in more than 110 countries.
Brand Operations Services will continue to offer client brand standard services including onsite inspections and data-driven analytics, helping to address the customer experience relating to the brand standard needs of Ecolab’s current and future customers.
“Ecolab has deep relationships with the world’s most recognized lodging, foodservice, food retail and convenience store brands,” said Lynne Monticello, vice president and general manager, global EcoSure.
“We welcome our newest EcoSure associates, as we continue innovating our end-to-end brand protection solutions to help our clients safeguard and grow their businesses.”
The acquisition of the Brand Operations Services business follows Ecolab’s recent acquisition of technology-driven public health company, Hazel Analytics. The Hazel Analytics team within EcoSure continues to provide the food safety and regulatory compliance-focused Health Department Intelligence platform used by the majority of the country’s largest food service and retail brands.
No additional transaction terms will be disclosed.
EcoSure partners with global clients to create an end-to-end brand protection strategy. Through a collaborative approach to assessments, coaching and industry best practices, EcoSure creates a unique program that encompasses the critical components of any operation. The results are real-time insights and actionable steps that mitigate brand risk, and optimize guest experience and food safety.
A trusted partner for millions of customers, Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) is a global sustainability leader offering water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and the resources vital to life. Building on a century of innovation, Ecolab has annual sales of $14 billion, employs more than 47,000 associates and operates in more than 170 countries around the world. The company delivers comprehensive science-based solutions, data-driven insights and world-class service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, and optimize water and energy use. Ecolab’s innovative solutions improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, life sciences, hospitality and industrial markets. www.ecolab.com
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Ecolab Global Communications
June 5, 2023