NEWS30 July 2019

Maru/Matchbox hires VP of innovations

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CANADA/US – Global insights business Maru/Matchbox has appointed Abigail Aufgang as vice-president of innovations and solutions, based in New York.

Aufgang joins the company from Omnicom-owned Hall & Partners, where she was group strategy director.

In her new role, Aufgang will focus on the company’s technology-based HUB, brand and emotional measurement tools.

Todd Trautz, chief innovation and solutions officer, Maru/Matchbox, said: “Abigail is a strategic and innovative research professional with a proven ability to create bespoke solutions for clients.”

Aufgang is the latest hire for Maru/Matchbox following the recent appointments of Jonathan Stinnett as president of consumer technology, media & entertainment, also based in the New York office, Rich Durante as managing director of pharmaceutical and medicines, and Peter Jenkins as chief client officer in the UK.