NEWS9 November 2016

Verve selects Patenio to lead Chicago office

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US — Marie Patenio has been awarded the leadership role of Verve's Chicago office as Tim Martin, who was seconded to the US to open the office, returns to London. 

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Patenio (pictured), whose title is vice president of research and consulting, joined the company earlier this year. 

The Chicago office has also hired Jon Allison as senior director and Donny Spano as research manager, and moved the team to larger offices.

In Toronto, three new hires have been announced: Shruti Shah joins as an analyst, and Melanie Ackland and Natasha David as community managers.

"Verve North America (Chicago and Toronto offices) is doing ground-breaking work and we are very excited to see the growth as our offering gains traction in the marketplace," said Andrew Cooper, Verve CEO.