NEWS22 August 2017

New hires for GfK’s leadership team

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GERMANY – In the latest in a number of changes at the top, Jutta Suchanek has been made chief HR officer and Benjamin Jones chief technology officer, sitting on GfK’s executive leadership team.

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Suchanek (pictured) was been chief HR officer at WMF Group since 2014. Before joining WMF she held a number of HR roles at Syngenta in Singapore and Basel.

Jones will lead all technical functions including IT and data & technology at GfK. He was previously chief technology officer at Euromoney Institutional Investor. Jones started his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Peter Feld, CEO of GfK, said: “Our company will significantly benefit from Jutta’s international experience, her expertise in managing transformation processes and her valuable skills in talent acquisition and development.

“The appointment of Benjamin is an important step to promote digitisation across our organisation. With his digital expertise and excellent knowledge across both B2B and B2C companies, he will help us to develop even more agile, innovative and effective solutions for our clients.”