NEWS17 August 2017

QRS and Tragon merge

M&A News North America People

US – Q Research Solutions (QRS) and Tragon have merged to create a new sensory and consumer research business which will currently operate as QRS-Tragon.

David Japhet, CEO of QRS, will be CEO of the new company.

The new business will have 85 employees and locations in San Francisco, Chicago and New York City.

The merger includes RedJade, a proprietary web-based application and real-time reporting tool. Douglas Vort, who was CEO of Tragon, will remain president of RedJade Software Solutions.

Japhet said: “We are excited to combine the complimentary talents and values of these exceptional sensory and consumer research companies to form a new leader for our industry.”