In the UK, full service market and social research agency Bright Blue Research has named Paul Cussell Head of Digital, and Kerry Robinson as Research and Digital Strategy Manager. The firm has also made a number of promotions and appointed graduate Sam Willcocks.
Cello-owned Bright Blue was known as RS Consulting group until June, and combines financial service expert Consensus Research, consumer specialist Leapfrog Research, public sector agency mruk and b2b-focused RS Consulting. The group has offices in London, Manchester and Glasgow.
Cussell joined RS Consulting in 2008 as an IS Analyst, and has since served as System Network & Development Executive, and more recently as Systems Development Manager. Robinson joined Leapfrog in 2012 as Senior Research Consultant, and since last year has worked as Research Manager for each company in the group.
Additionally, the company has promoted Louise Amantani to Research Manager from her previous role as Senior Research Consultant, while Stephen Cunningham becomes Financial Controller after working at mruk. The firm has promoted Research Consultants Fiona Pannell, Amy Courtney and Guy Garside to Senior Research Consultant, while former graduate researchers Paula Irigaray Berastegui and Neil Criggie become Research Consultants. Willcocks joins as a Graduate Research Consultant, after gaining a BA in Geography from the University of Sheffield.
Web site: www.brightblueresearch.com .
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