NEWS31 January 2017

CIE Group appoints Miles as insight director

News People UK

UK – Market research agency Chime Insight & Engagement Group has made nine new hires across its businesses, including Jack Miles as insight director.

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Miles (pictured) will head quant and qual projects across sectors and was previously insight director at Northstar Research.

Vasiliki Georgiou has joined as research manager and was most recently research manager at specialised online communities agency, Spinach.

The other appointments are to CIE Group’s agencies which include Facts International, Watermelon, Opinion Leader and Cherry Picked.

Ipsos Mori’s Rekala Neil has become a consultant at Cherry Picked. Steve Ward and Marton Papp have both been recruited as consultants to the Watermelon team. Ward has previously managed data processing and data entry teams at Ipsos MRBI in Dublin and was most recently technical manager at Wealth-X.

Papp was senior data manager at NatCen Social Research, and has also worked at specialist youth and student research agency, Youthsight.

Further new additions include: Vinay Lobo, consultant, Chime Insight & Engagement Australia; Utpal Ghosh, data scientist, Opinion Leader; Keri George, analyst, Watermelon; and Aurelia Specker, research executive, Opinion Leader.

Crispin Beale, group chief executive, CIE said: “We are delighted to welcome so many talented individuals to the CIE Group at the start of 2017. Market insights are key to business success, and we have bold plans this year to boost both our offerings and client base.”