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NEWS3 October 2017

JD Power makes King head of data & analytics

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US – Global marketing information business JD Power has promoted Thomas King to the newly created position of senior vice-president of data and analytics.

King (pictured) joined JD Power in 2005 and was most recently vice-president, PIN OEM operations, digital marketing analytics and auto finance. In his new role he will take strategic lead of its data and analytics segment, including revenue, profitability, business development, marketing and new product development.

King will sit on the executive committee and report to chief executive officer and president, Finbarr O’Neill.

O’Neill said: "Over the course of many years, Thomas has proven himself as an innovative, creative and analytical business leader at JD Power. The growth of our data & analytics and advisory services further underscores the expansion initiatives underway at JD Power."

King’s appointment follows that of Bernardo Rodriguez to the newly created position of chief digital officer at JD Power, and is part of the company’s growth momentum in automotive, innovation and further digitalisation of its businesses.