NEWS16 May 2012

SSI names Fanning CEO, De Jong becomes vice chairman

North America People

US— Data collection firm Survey Sampling International (SSI) has appointed Chris Fanning as CEO, with current chief executive Kees de Jong moving to the new role of vice-chairman of the board of directors.

Fanning (pictured) joined the company in February this year as president and COO and has spent the last 25 years in business management. He previously served as interim CEO at Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, which he joined in 1997.

De Jong said: “Chris brings the experience and skills to continue to strengthen the organisation and lead SSI into its next chapter of growth.”

The management changes come into effect at the end of June.