Outsourcing company Annik Technology Services today announced the appointment of John Bird as Vice President, Business Development.
Based in India and with offices worldwide, Annik has plans for expansion in several new countries. The firm partners with research companies including Nielsen, GfK, Synovate and Milward Brown, at all stages of a project from data collection to analysis.
Prior to joining Annik, Bird worked in senior management for TNS Custom Research, Information Resources (IRI), Frito Lays and Greenfield Online. He has conducted research programs in more than 70 countries and has experience in shopper, product and brand development and stakeholder management.
In his new role Bird will be based in San Francisco. Recently promoted SVP, Global Business Development Rudy Nadilo, who worked with Bird at Greenfield Online, said: ‘We hired John because he has a tremendously successful background in research. He will be a tremendous asset to Annik and I look forward to working with him again.’
Web site: www.anniksystems.com .