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Blackwell Joins ICM Research Board

January 4 2011

In the UK, Creston-owned ICM Research has appointed former Leapfrog Research exec Rupert Blackwell as a Board Director, responsible for creating a broader awareness of its qual research offering.

Rupert BlackwellBlackwell's appointment marks the first time ICM Research has recruited a qual research specialist to its Board. He joins following twelve years at Cello-owned Leapfrog, where latterly he worked as Group Director - Brand, Communications & Media.

He began his career as a media planner at AMV BBDO and then PHD, before moving into the market research industry. His particular expertise is in consumer brand and communications research, including leadership of multi-country projects.

'Attracting a person of Rupert's calibre to join the top team at ICM is tremendous news,' states Justin Sampson, Chairman of ICM Group. 'Following other recent senior arrivals and the establishment of a new Management Board, ICM Group is emerging from a period of transition in great shape.'

Web site: www.icmresearch.co.uk .

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