Online sampling and data collection firm Research Now has appointed Marc-Antoine Jacoud as Managing Director of Southern Europe, responsible for leading client development in France, Italy and Spain.
Research Now has staff located in 22 offices around the globe, and operates opinion panels in 37 countries. Jacoud joins the Paris office with more than 20 years' experience from a number of MR firms in France. Most recently, he took part in a buy-out of French market and opinion research agency BVA, where he had worked as Group CEO.
Prior to that, he served as CEO of Southern Europe at Research International for six years, and Managing Director at IPSOS Loyalty for eight years. In 1987, he founded research firm Marketing ARSH, which he sold to Ipsos in 1993.
In his new role, Jacoud will manage the performance of the Research Now teams in Paris, Milan and Madrid.
'Marc-Antoine's appointment is crucial in guiding our operations onto further growth,' states Phil Rance, MD, Europe. 'We are confident that his extensive research experience, along with our strong Southern Europe teams, will position us to continue to offer our clients the superior service that they expect from Research Now.'
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All articles 2006-21 written and edited by Mel Crowther and/or Nick Thomas unless otherwise stated.