NEWS5 June 2013

ComRes hires former Olympic commercial director

People UK

UK — ComRes has appointed former LOCOG commercial director Chris Townsend as a non-executive director.

Townsend was responsible for the £2bn funding for London 2012 and will be working with ComRes chairman and founder Andrew Hawkins to develop the firm’s corporate and international business.

Hawkins said: “Chris is a massive catch for us; the whole team are energised by the prospect of working with him to take ComRes through our next phase of growth.”