NEWS19 May 2016

Frankum to join Lightspeed as CEO, EMEA

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UK — Caroline Frankum has been appointed as chief executive officer, EMEA at Lightspeed GMI.

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Frankum (pictured), who will take up her new role in June 2016, is replacing Martin Filz, who transitioned to CEO, Asia Pacific, in January. She will also join the board of directors. 

Frankum most recently served as CEO, EMEA at Hall & Partners, where she had previously been managing partner, Europe. 

“Caroline has a broad range of experience with myriad clients, product development and concept testing, as well as consumer targeting in both the quantitative and qualitative space – a perfect fit for this position," said David Day, president and global chief executive officer at Lightspeed GMI.

"I look forward to working with her, as she brings her fresh approach and expertise to leading our excellent EMEA team.”