NEWS8 September 2010

Leger Marketing appoints Chuck Chakrapani as Toronto president

North America People

CANADA— Former Millward Brown Canada CEO Chuck Chakrapani has joined Leger Marketing as president of the firm’s Toronto office.

Chakrapani (pictured) has previously served as senior research fellow at the Centre for Commercial Activity – where he remains an industry advisor – and currently holds the position of chief knowledge officer at research and branding agency Blackstone Group in Chicago.

He has held numerous academic positions, including roles at the London Business School, McMaster University, the University of Liverpool and the University of Guelph, as well as a spell as president of the Professional Marketing Research Society, which is now merged with the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association.

Leger Marketing president Jean-Marc Léger said: “Having Chuck Chakrapani at the head of the Toronto office will allow our company to offer unique expertise in methodology, advanced statistical analysis, market research and strategic insight to all our clients across the country.”