NEWS1 February 2021

Verve expands team and makes promotions

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UK – Digital research and community panel firm Verve has made a number of appointments and promotions, including Lucy Wetherhill as associate director.


Wetherhill (pictured) is based in Leeds and previously worked for Trinity McQueen as an associate director. She also has worked for Jet2 and Nunwood.

Claire Andrzejewski also joins Verve as Associate Director in the Chicago area team. She was previously at Nielsen.

Further new recruits include Peter Sfichi as research support executive in Verve Iasi, based in Romania, along with project support executives Mihai Grigorescu, Anisoara Gherghel and Teodora Alexandra Simon.

The company has also hired Alice Virgo and Clara Boudet as part of its graduate recruitment scheme in the UK and France, respectively.

Verve has also made several promotions. Luke Brackenbury has been promoted to director for research, having been at the company for more than eight years.

Ryan Camps, Tim Scarsbrook and Will French have all been promoted to senior research executives, while Kaylee Reilly and Bogdan Bucur have both been made director, operations.

Mandy Cullen and Vanessa Glynn have both been promoted to senior community manager, and Qasim Aziz and Diana Buda have both been made senior designer.

Daniel-Dumitru Mateiciuc has become a senior scripter, Stefania Filimon promoted to senior data processing executive and Dan Gatbunton will be senior project manager.

Andrew Cooper, chief executive and founder of Verve, said: “The new year starts with a strong pipeline and we have every reason to believe that we can continue on this organic growth trajectory. We also have a keen eye on strategic combinations and acquisitions where appropriate.”