Australian marketing content and communications services firm STW Group has appointed Brian Fine to the newly created role of Insights Chairman. He retains the role of MD of partner firm JD Power Australia and New Zealand.
Fine also becomes Chairman of STW’s Online Research Unit (ORU), which he himself established. He also founded STW’s research consultancy AMR Interactive in 1984, and was one of the first researchers to set up online panels in Australia in 1999. He is former chairman of AMSRS, former president of AMSRO, is a Fellow of AMSRS, and an Adjunct Professor at the UTS Faculty of Business.
The firm says the new appointment highlights the importance of accountability and measurement within its offering, and adds focus to its drive for new business and profile-building.
CEO Michael Connaghan comments, ‘We’re delighted that Brian has agreed to take on the role to highlight this specialist offering. He is one of the founding architects of the research industry, and his appointment as Chairman is recognition of his long-standing and valuable contribution to the research arena, and the logical next step for his career at STW.’
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