Eck Herych is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Technology segment and is based in Zurich. He has more than 20 years of hands-on experience in the pharmaceutical and other highly regulated industries. He is an expert in data breach response, General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) compliance and handling high-stakes regulatory challenges.
Mr. Herych’s background in developing, executing and leading global compliance and data privacy programs as both a consultant and in-house leader supports clients across change management, project and program quality, compliance training, risk assessments, workflow improvements and expediting regulatory compliance across the spectrum of data and regulation. He has developed methodologies for cross-divisional, defensible records retention and disposition programs, served as a data protection officer for multiple organisations and implemented GDPR compliance programs.
Prior to joining FTI Technology, Mr. Herych was Head Life Sciences Switzerland for a Fortune 500 company, where he managed and expanded the Switzerland team, oversaw operational strategy, led compliance, and served as the organization’s data privacy officer in Switzerland, Germany, and Poland. He has held numerous leadership roles at global corporations and consultancies, as well as research and faculty roles at healthcare and academic institutions.