NEWS27 July 2012

People on the move


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

United Kingdom

Dylan Stuart is joining Lippincott as a partner in its London office, after working as brand strategist at Landor Associates.

The Research Partnership has made a number of new appointments. Vicky McLellan joins the quantitative team as an associate director from PSL Research. Anna Spivack, formerly of RFi UK; Katie Watts, formerly of GfK NOP and Anna March Garcia, formerly of Synovate Spain, all join as research executives. Former Opinion Health man Jekamohan Vicneswararajah joins RP Therapy Watch as a research executive, while Harrison Gaiger joins as marketing executive from Adfero. In addition, the UK office has recruited ten new graduares and the US office has appointed three new graduates for the 2012 intake.

Watermelon Research is hiring Mark Barrett and Jo Brockhurst – both from Facts International – and Kaur Sahota from Idefield. All three will be managing new clients acquired since the business started earlier this year.

ICM has hired Jan Jesenovec as project director for the media and technology team, who has previously worked at Nielsen, Kantar Worldpanel and Synovate. Hannah Mills and Liina Tohv have joined as research executives. Mills was formerly at TNS and Tohv at Ipsos London.


Bell, Falla and Associates have hired Jeffrey Nelson as senior director. He previously held the same position at Adelphi Research, and was associate vice president at GfK Market Measures.

Affinova has hired Pilar Izquierdo Herlihy as research director from Nielsen Bases and Ani Maral as vice president of its Paris office, Sumitha Nair as vice president from Frontier Strategy Group and Ben Langelben as research director in its London office. Frank Weibelzhi also joins as vice president in the Frankfurt office.


Jill Peterson has been appointed as regional sales director for North America of AIP in Tokyo, having left her position as vice president at Harris Interactive.

The Research Partnership has promoted Pei Li Teh and Paul Reed to the role of associate directors in its Singapore office.


The Marketing Workshop is hiring Heather Ivkovich as account manager. Ivkovich has worked at TNS for over a decade, most recently as an account executive.

Tim Cunningham joins Lippincott as a senior partner in San Francisco. He previously worked as MD of MRM Worldwide.