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14/12/18
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UKOM, the cross-industry organisation set up to oversee the measurement of online audiences, has appointed Iain Jacob as Chair, succeeding Douglas McArthur who is stepping down after nine years. Jacobs will take up the post at the end of March.

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Kantar TNS has promoted Rowena Guerin to the position of Managing Director of its office in Myanmar. She will replace Jason Copeland, who is returning home to Australia at the end of the year.

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In Australia, the Association of Market & Social Research Organisations (AMSRO) has partnered with membership body the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML), to will provide its member CEOs with access to IML's professional development, mentoring programs and other benefits.

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Posted: 14/12/18

In the US, consumer identity management firm Infutor has opened a new office in downtown Chicago, and says it is planning to hire additional staff in 2019, including more than 30 IT, product development, marketing and sales positions.

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Restructuring Catalina Files for Bankruptcy

Posted: 13/12/18

In the US, shopper intelligence firm Catalina has filed for bankruptcy, using Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. More

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YouGov Buys Film/TV Sector Analyst Portent.IO

Posted: 13/12/18

YouGov has acquired data science-driven film and TV industry research agency Portent.IO - in which it was already an investor - for an undisclosed sum. The company will be rebranded as YouGov Signal. More

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Hanley Wood and Meyers Research Acquired and Merged

Posted: 13/12/18

In the US, private equity firm MidOcean Partners has acquired and merged construction industry analyst Hanley Wood and housing market insight provider Meyers Research. Terms of the deals have not been disclosed. More

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Integral Ad Science Names New CEO

Posted: 13/12/18

In the US, advertising intelligence specialist Integral Ad Science (IAS) has appointed former Yahoo! exec Lisa Utzschneider as Chief Executive, replacing Scott Knoll who has chosen to move into an advisory role. More

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Accenture Buys Data-Driven Media Firm Adaptly

Posted: 13/12/18

Global management consultancy Accenture has acquired digital media services company Adaptly, which helps clients manage data-driven campaigns across digital ad channels and platforms. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. More

Recent Appointments

Recent Appointments...

Reach Solutions

Posted: Dec 14 2018

In the UK, newspaper publisher Reach Solutions has appointed former WPP exec Jo Bacon as Chief Marketing Officer, replacing Zoe Harris who has taken the position of CMO at GoCompare. Bacon will take up her new post on 28 January. More

FlexMR

Posted: December 12 2018

In the UK, technology-led online research specialist FlexMR has appointed former Join the Dots exec Sally Nicholls. More

ResearchBods

Posted: December 12 2018

In the UK, customer data and intelligence provider ResearchBods has appointed Mark Cattlin as Product Owner. More

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