NEWS2 November 2016

Market Strategies International makes executive appointments


US — Market research consultancy Market Strategies International has announced a number of changes to its executive leadership team.

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Melissa Sauter (pictured) has been named as the company’s president. She joins from JD Power and Associates, where she was vice president and general manager for the Americas in the services and emerging industries division.

Christopher Barnes has been promoted to managing director of the financial services division; Todd Mundorf has been promoted to chief operating officer and Katy Palmer has been promoted to chief solutions officer. Palmer maintains her role as managing director of the health division.

“Market Strategies is investing in its future by building a dream team of senior executives who bring an incredible depth of experience to their roles,” said CEO Rob Stone.

“With these key leadership appointments, Market Strategies is well positioned to accelerate its growth by creating intelligent market research that helps clients connect with their customers in meaningful ways and by fostering a culture that celebrates continuous improvement.”