NEWS15 June 2018

Julie Paul joins Maru/Blue as COO

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CANADA – Data and panel business Maru/Blue has hired Julie Paul to the newly created role of chief operations officer.

Based in Vancouver, Paul (pictured) will oversee operations, community management, recruitment, and member services, while continuing to develop and improve Maru/Blue’s communities.

She spent about 15 years at Ipsos in a number of roles, particularly working with online panels and was most recently senior vice-president, digital services with Toluna.

Rob Berger, managing director of Maru/Blue, said: “Her more than 20 years experience in panel, insight community and digital online technology will be a great asset. Having worked with Julie before, I am thrilled to have her join the Maru/Blue team.”

Maru Group CEO Ged Parton said: “Her commitment to high standards is exactly what we need to maintain the quality that Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight pollster ratings recently recognised, when they cited Springboard America as the #1 most accurate online sample source.”