NEWS8 February 2016

Kantar streamlines senior management

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GLOBAL — Kantar is consolidating its leadership of TNS and Millward Brown, with Chris Riquier, CEO of TNS APAC among the high profile departures.


According to a story on media site Mumbrella, the company has made a number of senior management cuts globally.

The departure of Riquier, who has been APAC CEO since January 2011, will see CEO of Millward Brown Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific, Adrian Gonzalez (pictured), take on a broader group role. 

A Kantar spokesperson was quoted as saying that this is "not a merger", in response to speculation that WPP is combining TNS with Millward Brown.