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Friday, 30 January 2015

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Colin Strong to leave GfK


Departure of head of Industry announced alongside three senior appointments across company’s Industry, Market Opportunity & Innovation and User Experience divisions.

Goddard joins MRS as director of policy and standards


Dr Michelle Goddard has joined the Market Research Society from the Consumer Futures Division of Citizen Advice.

Simpson Carpenter adds to qual team


Research and insights company Simpson Carpenter has hired Pedro Oliveira and Sophie Mason to boost its qualitative team.

McCallum Layton adds to data processing team


Daniel Szigeti has joined the company as a data analyst.

Repucom hires Callay to lead on media research and content


Alexandre Callay joins the sports marketing research firm from Mediametrie, where he was key accounts director.

Data Liberation appoints new CEO


Market research technology consultancy Data Liberation has appointed Pat Molloy as its new CEO as part of a shake-up of its exec team.

TNS promotes Puri to global head of qualitative


Anjali Puri was formerly head of the company’s Qualitative Centre of Excellence and MD of the qualitative practice in Bangalore.

NPD Group extends Maury's role to include Asia Pacific


Consumer and retail market research company The NPD Group has announced that its European group president, Michel Maury, will also now manage the firm’s operations in Asia Pacific.

Join the Dots adds to board


Entrepreneur Alwin Thompson is the first independent non-executive board director since the company’s establishment in 1998.

Repucom hires new head of sales


Simon Long has been appointed by sports marketing research company Repucom as its new head of sales for UK and Ireland.

Marsc boosts board with new apppointments


Technology company Marsc has promoted Allan Shaw to director of sales and marketing and appointed Pat Molloy as a non-executive board member.

Verve hires Flower to community role


Pete Flower has joined the company from Research Now as community development director.

Natalie Gunning joins Impact Health


Gunning has joined the company from Ipsos Healthcare as research manager.

TNS Italy appoints CEO


Kantar-owned TNS has made Federico Capeci its chief digital officer and CEO for TNS Italy based in Milan.

BA creates standalone customer experience unit


Former head of marketing, Abigail Comber, has been appointed to the newly-created role of head of customer at British Airways (BA) in a major marketing reshuffle.

Leith appointed as non-exec director at YouGov


Rosemary Leith is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and a founding director of the World Wide Web Foundation.

Tim Britton exits YouGov


Tim Britton, YouGov’s UK CEO has left the company after seven years with the company, it is not known where he is moving to.

Incite poaches Millward Brown's Shanghai MD


Market research consultancy Incite has announced that its new Shanghai office will be led by Jason Spencer, the current China managing director of Millward Brown.

Margo Swadley joins Kantar in new MD role


Swadley joins from the BBC as managing director for UK TV and Video Measurement.

Fanuele to lead global innovation at Hall & Partners


Joanna Fanuele, a partner at the research agency, will now lead its global innovation efforts.