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Thursday, 27 November 2014

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Directions Research expands operations


Cincinnati-based Directions Research has announced it is opening a new office in Greensboro, NC and Betsy Sutherland will head it.

Ebiquity appoints two to board


Julie Baddeley and Tom Alexander both appointed to marketing performance company’s board as non-executive directors.

SPA Future Thinking appoints Kenway


Julian Kenway has joined independent market research company SPA Future Thinking as commercial director.

Simpson Carpenter hires two from TNS


Research and insights consultancy Simpson Carpenter has appointed two new researchers to boost its innovation and tech specialisms.

BritainThinks appoints Nick Downes


London-based insight consultancy BritainThinks has hired Nick Downes as a senior research executive.

Lyn McGregor joins Firefish as qual MD


Independent insight consultancy Firefish has appointed Lyn McGregor as its qualitative managing director based in its UK office.

Duffy put on gardening leave at TNS


Maureen Duffy, TNS’s UK chief executive officer has left the market research agency after just two years in the role.

Mustard promotes Hodgson to director level


Manchester-based market research agency Mustard has made Gareth Hodgson a director and hired two new researchers.

Ruby cha cha hires Bramley


Hetta Bramley, previously of Engage Research, has joined insights and planning agency ruby cha cha as director of Insight and Planning.

Double Helix appoints four trainees


Four trainee research executives have joined the company’s executive training programme.

Research by Design expands


Birmingham-based agency has hired Tracey Downes as a senior market research executive and is looking to make further hires over the coming year.

The Futures Company chief to lead TNS UK


Kantar’s global research consultancy TNS has appointed Will Galgey as CEO for TNS UK, days after it emerged that its previous CEO Maureen Duffy had left the company.

M3 Global Research makes two senior promotions


Roni DasGupta appointed as president of Market Research, Americas and Anton Richter promoted to MD of Market Research, Europe.

SIS International makes two senior appointments


Chirag Vyas and Damir Gilyazov have both joined the New York office.

Tonic welcomes Taylor


Judy Taylor has joined Tonic in a non-executive consultancy role.

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner promotes Reis to VP


Jessica Reis, who has been with the company since 2006, has been promoted to vice president.

ORC International adds to business development team


Firm has appointed a new head of Business Development and two vice presidents, Client Solutions.

Edwina Dunn appointed as MRS patron


Co-founder of dunnhumby joins panel of existing ambassadors including Sir Martin Sorrell and Sir Robert Worcester.

Cardador joins Gongos as VP


Joe Cardador has been appointed vice-president, Decision Sciences for Gongos, managing collaboration of data scientists within Gongos Research and O2 Integrated.

Mizzouri hires Dedeker as CRO


Kim Dedeker, previously of P&G and Kantar, has joined the startup MR firm as principal and chief research officer.