NEWS24 August 2010

The Futures Company adds two senior vice presidents

North America People

US— WPP-owned trends research consultancy The Futures Company has appointed two new senior vice presidents to strengthen its team in North America.

Steve Levine has been given the role of SVP of future-facing research and consultancy and will lead the firm’s Future-Facing Quantitative Practice while Christine Baskin returns to the firm as SVP of research and consulting within the quant division.

Levine has previously worked at GlaxoSmithKline and was most recently in charge of a private marketing and research agency. Baskin, meanwhille, had a 20-year spell with Yankelovich, which merged with Henley Centre Headlightvision in 2008 to create The Futures Company.

Before re-joining the company she had a spell overseeing the market research practice in the quant solutions group at customer relationship marketing agency Merkle.