NEWS19 May 2016

ComRes appoints new research director

News People UK

UK – Communications research and polling company ComRes has hired Olly Wright as research director to boost its corporate client portfolio.

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Wright (pictured) joins from management consultancy Korn Ferry Hay Group where he specialised in employee research for large corporations, helping clients with internal engagement strategy. Earlier in his career, Wright worked across many specialisms at Ipsos MORI, including reputation and communications research in both the private and public sectors. 

In his new role, he will oversee several of ComRes’s core client sectors including financial services, business, infrastructure and health.

Andrew Hawkins, chairman and founder of ComRes, said: “Of particular importance will be Olly’s expertise in employee research which is a strategic priority area for ComRes, and his wider sector experience will be valuable as our next stage of growth unfolds.”