NEWS28 January 2020

InnovateMR hires Tan as COO

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US – Sampling company InnovateMR has appointed John Tan as chief operations officer, Aakash Bhasin as managing director of India and Joe DiGregorio as global director of programming. 

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Tan (pictured) will grow InnovateMR’s global delivery team and drive business strategy with a focus on client service solutions. His career includes senior positions at Greenfield Online (later bought by Toluna) and Research Now, as well as advising several technology startups.

George Llorens, co-founder, InnovateMR, said: “John is a widely celebrated and respected executive in the market research industry; his operational prowess and client acumen will have a positive and far-reaching influence on our business.”

Bhasin joins the company from Market Xcel Data Matrix, where he was vice-president of client services. In his new role, he will oversee all aspects of its India support services. His experience includes online and CATI data delivery, project management and sampling, and he has also held positions at Kantar, Toluna and Springboard Research.

DiGregorio was previously director of research operations at KJT Group. He has programming and data delivery experience across various survey platforms and has worked at companies including Harris Interactive and Critical Mix.

Llorens said: “We are very confident that John, Aakash and Joe will have an enduring impact on the exemplary experience we create every day for our clients.”