NEWS12 July 2011

TNS RI appoints new MD for Thailand

Asia Pacific People

THAILAND— Former Lowe & Partners executive Abhijeet Dutta Ray has been named as TNS Research International’s new managing director for Thailand, a role he steps into from August.

He was previously Lowe Thailand’s chief strategy officer responsible for the strategic planning team and functions.

Over the course of his career he has held roles as media planning strategist at JWT, Leo Burnett, Bates, BBDO and McCann Erickson.

Neerja Wable, TNS CEO overseeing India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Philippines, said: “The combination of his experience in both strategic planning and marketing services and the dynamism of the Thailand market provides TNS Research International Thailand with a leader who can accelerate our move up the value chain to deliver actionable research output that addresses business issues.”