NEWS3 August 2009

People on the move

People UK

The latest appointments and promotions in the global research and insight industry. This week: Lightspeed Research, Innovate Analytics & Training, Neo@Ogilvy and Insight Research Group.

Lightspeed Research in the UK has appointed ALAN DENNING as junior account manager. He previously worked in business development roles at EMS Research and Sample Answers.

CLINT WATTS has been appointed to lead the training division at Innovative Analytics & Training, a US firm that uses analytic methods to help organisations make better business decisions. Watts, who has served in the US Army and FBI, was most recently a consultant at terrorism research and education company PJ Sage where he conducted research and training programmes for both the military and law enforcement. The firm has also hired KATE MASSEY as operations and senior contracts manager. She has spent the last 18 years working in market research, grants and contract management for a range of government agencies.

Digital and direct media agency Neo@Ogilvy has promoted SUSANA TSUI to the role of regional president for Asia. Before joining the company she was general manager at digital agency XM Hong Kong and then managing director at XM/RMG Connect in China. She was previously regional managing director for Asia at the firm.

HELEN BLASZCZOK and JAMES HARE have been promoted to directors at UK-based healthcare agency Insight Research Group. Both were previously account directors.