NEWS12 April 2017

Kantar Public hires Gigli to international development role

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US – Kantar Public has appointed Susan Gigli as global director for international development, based at the company’s Washington office. 

Gigli, who has also been appointed to the Kantar Public global board, joins from Broad Branch Associates, where she was research director. Prior to that she was COO of InterMedia.

Her new role will see her work closely with development practice co-chairs Melissa Baker (CEO Kantar Public Africa and Middle East) and A V Surya (CEO Kantar Public South Asia), focusing on US based clients in the international development sector. She will also lead the programme of digital innovation within the development practice. 

“When we met Susan we knew straight away that she would be a splendid addition to our leadership team," said Michelle Harrison, global CEO of Kantar Public. "Not only is she a senior leader in the international development field, but she combines hands on practitioner capability with a passion for innovation. This, together with her deep knowledge of research practice across Africa and South Asia, make her the ideal leader for our US-based international development clients.”