NEWS20 September 2010

People on the move

People UK

The latest appointments and promotions in the global market research industry, including Firefish, Kadence International, iCharts, Exhibit Surveys and Directions Research.

Firefish in the UK has appointed HELEN CONNOLLY and KATE WHITE as associate directors. White previously spent five years with Synovate and Connolly started her career with Quaestor Research.

MARK SUPPANZ has joined Exhibit Surveys, a US firm specialising in research and consulting services for the events and exhibitions industry, as a senior project manager. Suppanz’s 18-year career in market research includes a spell as primary research manager at KPMG. The firm has also hired MICHELE SCOT, formerly of Ultimate Office, as a project manager.

US-based visual data reporting firm iCharts has appointed ANIL JWALANNA as chief technology officer where he will be responsible for engineering, software architecture and customer support. He joins from Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company where he was vice president of enterprise architecture and IT application services.

Kadence International has appointed three new members of staff at its UK office. ANNA PARRY has been appointed senior insight executive, SEAN WARD joins as research executive and CLAIRE JESSET has been given the role of graduate insight executive. Parry previously worked at Bluecube Research while Ward was at BMRB.

HEATHER HUTZEL has been promoted to associate research analyst at Directions Research in the US. In her new role she will assist client teams with projects and research analysis.