NEWS19 May 2011

People on the move

People UK

The latest appointments and promotions from the global market research and consumer insight industry, including the latest from Kadence International, Red C Marketing Research, Invoke Solutions, Nunwood, The Leading Edge, DVL Smith and more.

Red C Marketing Research (Ireland) has hired CAROL FANAGAN as business strategy director. She joins the firm from Millward Brown IMS where she held the role of deputy managing director.

RACHNA GUPTA has been appointed senior research manager at Kadence International’s Singapore office. Gupta previously worked in the US where she managed a federally funded research and evaluation project at the Temple University for Research in Human Development and Education, Pennsylvania.

NANCY WELLOTT has been named senior vice president and head of research at Invoke Solutions (US). She was previously at Habits & Habitats, a brand strategy firm she founded.

Nunwood has appointed HELEN BLAKELEY and JORDAN THOMAS as senior client consultants at its Leeds and London offices respectively. The firm has also hired COREY MOORE as business development manager and AARON HOROWITZ as an analyst at its office in New York.

SIOBHAN WALLACE has joined DVL Smith in the UK as a senior consultant in its financial services team. She joins from the financial services sector where she has worked for companies including American Express Australia and Lloyds.

Global healthcare MR agency Insight Research Group has hired PAUL O’SHAUGHNESSY as client services director at its London office. His last role was at Branding Science where he was a director.

Australian research agency The Leading Edge has hired new staff at its offices in Sydney, Singapore and New York. ANDREW THERKELSEN has been appointed managing partner in Sydney, ALENA ROSSINI has been given the role of client director while LIAM DALEY has been named managing partner in New York.

KATIE SHEARN has joined Trajectory in the UK as head of research and consultancy, where she will work across the firm’s bespoke and subscription offerings.

Astir Analytics in the US has appointed NATHAN LYNN as director of business development. Lynn previously spent time with data monitoring firm Connotate and marketing agency The Physician Desk Reference.

KIRSTY McKISSOCK has joined Research Resource in the UK as senior consultant. She was previously a research director at MRUK.

Insitas has hired PAULA HOWLAND to support the company’s strategy for development in its FMCG, retail and shopper insight offerings.

NICOLA MILES has joined MedeConnect Healthcare Insight in the UK as business development director for field services. Her last role was at Frost & Sullivan, where she was global operational director for healthcare, and has spent time with both Kantar Operations and Synovate.