NEWS1 April 2010

Research Now appoints Nader Kobeissi to Middle East role

Middle East and Africa People

DUBAI— Online fieldwork agency Research Now has appointed Nader Kobeissi as vice president of client development for the Middle East.

Kobeissi (pictured) was previously senior director of business development at rival Toluna where he worked in Paris and New York.

In his new role Kobeissi will be based in Dubai with responsiblity for developing business opportunities and the firm’s client base in the region and assisting in the construction of future Middle Eastern panels.

Research Now recently launched b2b and affluent consumer panels in the region.

Mark Walton, senior vice president of global developments, said: “Nader’s substantial experience from the research and online panel world, and his dedication to serving our clients, will fuel Research Now’s growth further in the Middle East and provide clients with a central, reliable contact point for online fieldwork in the region.”