TNS Appoints Global Head of Stakeholder Management

Leading research consultancy TNS, today announced the appointment of Mike Everett as Global Head of Stakeholder Management, reporting to Matthew Froggatt, Chief Development Officer. Mike joins TNS from Ipsos where he has held a number of leadership roles throughout his career, including CEO of Ipsos MORI and most recently Global Head of People and Talent.

Commenting on Mike’s appointment, Matthew said, “I am delighted that Mike is joining TNS. He has demonstrated great passion and energy for the business and I am confident that under his leadership we will extend the success of our stakeholder management team.”

In this role, Mike will be responsible for leading TNS’s group of global stakeholder management experts, “It’s a great time to be joining TNS – the company has the talent, drive and commitment to succeed. TNS has a strong heritage in the stakeholder management business and I am very excited at the opportunity to build on this success and to drive the business forward by developing our offer.”

Mike is the latest hire to the global senior leadership team at TNS, which has seen a number of high profile appointments over the past year, including Jan Hofmeyr, Rebecca Wynberg and Lynn McGregor. He will join TNS on 2nd January and be based in London and will have responsibility for the global TRI*M centre in Munich, as well as the success of stakeholder management worldwide. Susanne O’Gorman and Peter Pirner, will continue as directors of the stakeholder management practice.

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About TNS

TNS advises clients on specific growth strategies around new market entry, innovation, brand switching and stakeholder management, based on long-established expertise and market-leading solutions. With a presence in over 80 countries, TNS has more conversations with the world’s consumers than anyone else and understands individual human behaviours and attitudes across every cultural, economic and political region of the world.

TNS is part of Kantar, one of the world’s largest insight, information and consultancy groups. Please visit www.tnsglobal.com for more information.

About Kantar

Kantar is one of the world’s largest insight, information and consultancy groups. By uniting the diverse talents of its 13 specialist companies, the group aims to become the pre-eminent provider of compelling and inspirational insights for the global business community. Its 28,500 employees work across 100 countries and across the whole spectrum of research and consultancy disciplines, enabling the group to offer clients business insights at each and every point of the consumer cycle. The group’s services are employed by over half of the Fortune Top 500 companies.

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November 28th, 2012 @ 10:30pm