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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

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UM London promotes Brown


Universal McCann (UM) has promoted Michael Brown to the role of insight director based in its London office.

BritainThinks appoints stakeholder engagement director


Insight consultancy BritainThinks has hired former Tesco director Katherine Edwards to the newly created role of director of stakeholder engagement.

ResearchBods creates client services director role


Leeds-based digital research agency ResearchBods has hired Robert Webster in the newly created role of client services director.

Weitz joins Imperium in business development role


Market research data and anti-fraud tech company Imperium has hired Jennifer Weitz as vice-president, business development responsible for sales, marketing and NPD among other things.

GfK appoints US media VP


Laura Wendt has joined GfK as executive vice-president, media for consumer experiences and consumer choices in North America based in its New York office.

FocusVision expands EMEA MD role


UK — Market research tech company FocusVision has extended the role of its EMEA managing director, Richard Collins, to lead both qualitative and quantitative actives.

Conservative campaigner joins Populus


Stephen Gilbert, who was recently made Tory peer Lord Gilbert of Panteg, has been hired as a consultant by Populus in its reputation and strategy division.

Infotools appoints software development director


Dugald MacDonald has been hired by market research data company Infotools as its new software development director.

Daxner joins SSI in senior sales role


Jim Daxner has joined SSI from the Affinion Group as senior vice president of sales, Americas.

Jigsaw Research boosts analytics expertise


Jigsaw Research has appointed BDRC Continental’s Luke Mantell as an analytics consultant.

Boxclever hires Bunn to lead new Marketing Effectiveness business


Insight consultancy Boxclever has launched a new Marketing Effectiveness business, led by Colin Bunn.

Create Convo adds staff and services


Market research and marketing services agency Create Convo has hired Oli Loughran as marketing manager as it also adds neuromarketing and video engagement services.

EasyJet creates data science role


Budget airline easyJet has appointed its first head of data science, Alberto Rey-Villaverde, to boost its use of artificial intelligence

Paul Eaves exits HMRC


Paul Eaves, deputy director and head of customer planning at HMRC is leaving after almost 15 years with the organisation.

Multiple hires for Double Helix


Healthcare insight consultancy Double Helix has made seven new hires including Karen Kong who joins from Ipsos MORI as senior research executive.

Future Thinking hires Lomizov as head of analytics


Future Thinking has appointed Alex Lomizov as head of analytics for its The Analytics Hub brand.

Watch Me Think launches toolbox in US and UK


Consumer Closeness toolbox released in the US and UK by Watch Me Think.

GfK's Czarnomski joins Morpace


Market research and consulting firm Morpace has hired Alan Czarnomski as vice-president on the brand strategy team.

Lax takes on customer strategies role at TNS


TNS has hired Howard Lax as head of customer strategies for the Americas region.

Boxclever appoints Stanfield as director


Insight consultancy Boxclever has hired Iain Stanfield as a director as its expands its senior team following 40% year-on-year growth.