NEWS7 August 2012

People on the move

North America People

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

United States

Symphony Health Solutions has appointed William Nelligan as CEO. He joins the company, which launched in May, from IMS Health. Previously he was with Thomson Healthcare.

Insight Strategy Group has promoted Ally Aleman to senior manager and Nathan Cooper to quantitative analyst. Aleman joined the firm last year as a manager while Cooper joined in 2010 as an intern and was most recently senior associate researcher.

United Kingdom

B2B tech marketing agency Marketing Options International has hired Andrew Chaplin as strategy and planning director. He was most recently at Gilroy, where he was senior partner and oversaw the strategic development of marketing programmes for Oracle, Microsoft, Siemens and Colt.

Incite has appointed Hannah Murphy, formerly of Branding Science, as an associate. She was previously a research manager at the healthcare consultancy.

Research marketing agency Keen as Mustard has hired Simon Dunn as a director. He was previously ran his own agency, Easily Dunn, which provided graphics services to the research industry.

South Africa

John Laurence and Gary Sudwarts have launched a new agency, HeadSpace Neuromarketing. Laurence was previously in charge of marketing divisions at two “blue chip” South African companies while Sudwarts previously worked in medical radiology.