NEWS15 February 2012

Former Synovate ops director joins Hall & Partners

People UK

UK— Former Synovate director Andy Waller has been appointed global chief operating officer at Hall & Partners, replacing Laurent Bourgeois who has moved to a new role at the agency.

Waller (pictured) previously served as global director of operations at Synovate, where he was responsible for the firm’s activities in more than 60 countries. He has also worked as head of operations at ORC International and has held several positions with GfK in Asia and Europe.

CEO Vanella Jackson said: “Andy has a huge amount of relevant experience to bring to us. He has successfully run the operations of a number of large, challenging companies and we’re giving him a blank canvass to design his vision and take us to the next level of technological innovation.”

Bourgeois, the former COO, has taken on the role of global head of data solutions.