NEWS9 January 2013

InsightExpress names co-CEOs to replace retiring Lipner

North America People

US — InsightExpress has promoted Drew Lipner and Marc Ryan to the role of co-CEOs, replacing William Lipner who is retiring but will continue as non-executive chairman of the board of directors. The changes are effective immediately.

Drew Lipner, formerly EVP and group director of agencies and media, will lead the company’s sales efforts and advertising operations function, while Ryan, formerly EVP and chief research officer, will assume responsibility for the company’s research, project management, panel and sample, engineering and IT, and marketing functions. The two will share responsibility for the company’s finance and human resources functions.

William Lipner (pictured) said: “Both Drew and Marc have made enormous contributions to [the company] and are now ready for their next challenge – they will do a great job. I believe their appointments represent an important milestone in the development of our company and they will help accelerate our growth and market position even further.”

InsightExpress also announced that Patrick Healy is retiring from his role as vice chairman, but will maintain his relationship with the company as an independent board member.