NEWS19 September 2017

Changes at top for Kantar Public

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UK – Public policy market research consultancy Kantar Public has appointed a new UK chief executive officer and global chief operating officer.

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Grant Fitzner (pictured) joins as UK CEO. He was previously economics director at NHS Improvement and has also worked as director of analytics at the Keir Group. He has also worked in UK government holding positions such as director of employment market analysis and research at the Department of Trade and Industry and has also worked for the Australian government.

Fitzner reports to Dr Michelle Harrison, global CEO and chairwoman of Kantar Public UK, and takes over from Ben Toombs who was acting CEO of Kantar Public UK since its launch. 

Michael Davis has joined as global COO from international research consultancy Ecorys where he was UK managing director. Prior to this, Davis was CEO of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).