In the US, online market research agency InsightExpress has expanded its Client Service team with the promotions of Ed Agvent to Senior Manager Client Relationships, and Ryan Grady to Account Executive; and the appointment of Jeff Gerken as Account Executive.
Agvent is now responsible for creating customized research programs for clients. He is an MR veteran with more than 30 years of experience, and joined InsightExpress in 2005. He holds a BS from The University of Akron.
Since joining the firm in 2005, Grady has been instrumental in introducing its full service offering to a number of ad agencies. Prior to this, he was an Account Executive at MSW Research. He has a BS from The State University of New York, Oneonta.
Gerken joins from Kosmik Group where he was VP Sales and Marketing. Before this, he worked as a Sales Manager at Acorn Engineering where he led the company's expansion into Asia, and at GolfGear International where he worked in Sales, Marketing and Research & Development. He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton.
Kevin Hill, VP Group Director, Advertising & Media Sector, comments: ‘As we continue to provide advertising agencies of all sizes with a wide range of comprehensive research solutions, I am confident that Ed, Ryan and Jeff will deliver outstanding client service to our agency partners.’
InsightExpress is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, with additional offices in San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles. Web site: www.insightexpress.com .