NEWS21 June 2012

People on the move


The latest appointments and promotions in the global market research and consumer insight industry.

United Kingdom

MMR Research Worldwide has appointed Scott Barlow, ex-TNS, and Adam Curtis, formerly of Outlook Research as associate directors; Jon Arthurs as client services director; Jess Lomas, ex-Harris Interactive, as research manager; Helen Poll, ex-TNS, as senior research executive; Verity Cooper as a trainee research executive and Mark Grafton as marketing communications executive.

Principles Research and Strategy has hired Sarah Askew, formerly of McCallum Layton, as account director and Jo Snart as a junior account executive. Nicky Kendrick and Lauren Elliott have been promoted to senior research executives.

Cint has appointed Allan Shaw from Cobalt Sky as senior account manager.

Healthcare fieldwork specialist KeyQuest Health has named former freelance moderator Bram Provost as a project director.

PeoplePeople UK, formerly known as UK Fieldwork Services, has appointed Philip White as business facility manager to take the lead in opening a new research suite in Leamington Spa, called The People Place.

Relish Research has hired Tom O’Dwyer, formerly of Sparkler, as account director, and Zoe Slade, formerly of Illuminas, as senior research executive. Both will work in Relish’s qual team.

United States

The Marketing Workshop has hired Howard ‘Bud’ Sanders as director of marketing sciences. He was previously senior manager of advanced analytics for Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products.

Market Strategies International has appointed Larry Walker as chief people officer. He joins from Walmart where he was senior director of strategy, execution and planning for Sam’s Club.

MarketSight has named EFG Research’s Kimberly White as director of sales.

Former Ipsos vice president Tony Consentino has joined business technology research and advisory services firm Ventana Research as vice president and research director for business intelligence.

Arbitron Mobile has hired Derrik Dennis as director of sales. He was previously product director for Nielsen’s telecoms practice.

The Pert Group has appointed Curt Stenger as vice president of market analytics and Jim Lee as group director for consumer packaged goods.

Research Panel Asia has named Diane Wagner, formerly of Lieberman Research Worldwide, as vice president of business development in the US.

Asia Pacific

Former Coca-Cola research director Heather Griffiths has joined database and data visualisation services provider Infotools as group client director for the Coca-Cola and Microsoft accounts. She is relocating from the United Kingdom to Infotools’ New Zealand head office.

Middle East and Africa

Ipsos Interactive Services has appointed Dima Hijjawi as an account manager in Dubai after four years with Maktoob Research.