In the US, former TNS MD Amaury de Condé has joined Ipsos as SVP and MD of its Global Product Center; an international role with responsibility for the worldwide Ipsos Marketing Consumer Goods business.
de Condé joined Sofres France in 1996 as Assistant General Manager and spent the subsequent 12 years with TNS in a series of Senior Executive positions, including six years as Managing Director of TNS Worldwide in the US. Prior to this, he launched a joint venture in France called Marketingscan, and spent 10 years at AC Nielsen working in the consumer packaged goods division.
Lauren Demar, CEO for the division, commented on the news: ‘Amaury is a seasoned market researcher, bringing over 20 years of in-depth insight to our clients. His knowledge, passion, and experience in consumer goods will set the right tone and pace for our recently created Global Product Center.’
Ipsos employs more than 1,500 professionals and support staff in the US and Canada - web site: www.ipsos-na.com