The Insights People has appointed four new employees to its team.
Claire Garner will lead the bespoke research team and the company’s media effectiveness analysis service. Garner has extensive research, insight and media experience having worked at MediaCom for 17 years as associate director, and more recently running the Manchester-based company, More Insight.
“Claire has been a great friend to the business, pretty much from day one, as she has worked with us on a number of projects,” says Nick Richardson, founder and chief executive officer, The Insights People. “I am delighted that Claire has joined the company, in what is a key role for us, not only oversee our bespoke research team, but also to lead our media analysis and evaluation services, which we will be launching early next year.”
“It’s so exciting to be part of a team again, and a team which is so focused on innovation and solutions,” says Garner. “Working with Nick in the past, it’s always been clear that The Insights People is a dynamic business. With insight being a long-time passion of mine, being able to work with like-minded, forward thinking people is a fantastic opportunity.”
The Insights People also welcomes Lewis Townsend as account manager, Sam Nguyen as research executive and Joseph Newton as junior developer.
“After spending my first few days with Nick, and the rest of the team it is abundantly clear how passionate and dedicated everyone is in this business,” says Townsend. “The company is at an extremely exciting stage where we are seeing growth across the globe, and I am delighted to join the ever-expanding team.”
“The world is changing constantly, therefore, actionable and up-to-date insights are becoming more important than ever to drive business decisions,” says Nguyen. “I really look forward to contributing to the company’s further development, utilizing my knowledge and skills.”
“I am looking forward to working for a company that is so innovative, has a clear vision and strong cultural values, as well as learning and applying the latest technologies to my field of work,” says Newton.
In addition to the new recruits, Beth Bleathman was promoted to senior research executive.
“I am delighted to be promoted, and so proud to be a part of such a fast expanding business,” says Bleathman. “I am really looking forward to continuing to grow with The Insights People, and to pass on my knowledge and support to the new research executives who join the team.”
“I am continually humbled by the quality of people applying for roles at The Insights People, and am absolutely delighted to have Claire, Lewis, Sam and Joseph on board, who all bring incredible skills, energy and a collaborative way of working to our team,” says Richardson. “And a huge congratulations to Beth on her well-deserved promotion.”
These appointments come after the recent appointments of ex-Reach Plc executives Richard Roycroft and Sarah Mitchell, who join as commercial director and group account director, respectively.