In New York, Ipsos has appointed Peter Mackey as Executive Vice President and Head of its User Experience (UX) and Human Factors (HF) practice.
Mackey (pictured) joins from consumer insights solution Wizer Feedback, where he served as Head of Strategic Innovation. Before this, he worked for online qual specialist Invoke as Chief Research Officer; and he spent more than six years at Hall & Partners, latterly as CEO New York. Earlier he was MD of Greenfield Consulting Group.
In his new role, Mackey will lead a team of more than 70 user experience, human factors and human machine interface experts. Pierre Le Manh, CEO North America, comments: 'UX is an important area of expertise for Ipsos, strengthened by our recent acquisition of several divisions of GfK. We are experiencing strong growth in this area, fueled by the recognition in all sectors of the economy that design is an essential component of the total brand experience, and products success. Peter's expertise, creativity and experience will ensure we continue to attract the best professionals and deliver best-in-class servicing to help our clients design for the future'.
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