NEWS9 December 2013

Lightspeed Research strengthens global leadership team

North America People

US — Lightspeed Research has announced the appointment of two key figures to its global leadership team.

David Shanker (pictured) has joined in the newly created role of The Americas chief executive officer. Shanker joins Lightspeed from PINCHme, a New York-based digital marketing/ market research provider, where he had been CEO since 2012.

Daniel S. Fitzgerald has been promoted to the global position of chief client and marketing officer. Fitzgerald had been vice president, general manager of GMI Americas since 2007.

David Day, president and global CEO of Lightspeed Research, said: “David and Dan have demonstrated business success in leading high performance teams, and both bring an intense focus on achieving excellence in all aspects of client service.

“These changes position Lightspeed Research to continue to lead the industry today, and to remain at the forefront as we take on the challenges of tomorrow.”