Behavioral science insights agency BEESY has hired Brian Jenkin as business strategist, Jim Sharp as head, product engineering, Luka Dragutinovic as compliance associate, Eileen Miller as senior behavioral associate and Cyndhia Varshni and Shounak Bose as research managers.  

MMR Research has appointed Udita Srivastava as senior sensory research executive, Harsha Pore as senior sensory and consumer insights consultant and Shwetha Narayanamoorthy as graduate panel leader.  

George Ciardi has founded marketing research company Innovate Wisely and has appointed John Eberle, Ken Sobel and Edson Videira as VPs.

Brand marketing agency Yes& has appointed Robb Lee as SVP, integrated services. 

Marketing research events and networking organization AURA has named Ruth Hinton as chair.

Market researcher Differentology has appointed Anniki Sommerville as strategic insights director.

Market researcher BEAM Fieldwork has appointed Genevieve de Sutter as director, fieldwork.

TV measurement company iSpot has appointed Leslie Wood as chief research officer.  

Consumer data company Wavemaker has appointed Alastair Bannerman as its Fast Growth practice lead, Anna Hickey as its Global Consultancy lead and Alex Altman as its B2B practice lead. 

Ipsos Australia has launched its employee experience research and advisory practice led by Wendy McInnes as director, employee experience and Colin Ireland as research director. It has also appointed Matthew Pickett as director, XM, technology to lead the practice’s team of employee research specialists and survey platform developers.

Insights consultancy Old Salt has appointed Matt Knoeck as principal. 

Full Circle Research has promoted Thomas Pampinella to senior director, programming and IT, Christina Cox to senior director, HR and Reem Ganim and Jamie Stehlin to senior business unit leaders.  

Research and data collection company Norstat has promoted Jacob Lagerstedt to regional director, international/U.K./Ireland and Janis Romanovs to managing director, Norstat International.

Market research and public polling company Noble Predictive Insights has appointed David Byler as chief, research. 

Research agency eye square has appointed Chrissy Love as executive director, shopper insights.

Digital marketing firm Ignite Visibility has appointed Simon Poulton as chief data officer.  

Digital market research agency Potentia Insight has appointed Liz Dunford as director. 

Strategic insight and customer analytics group STRAT7 has promoted Sarah Askew to innovation lead, and Hasdeep Sethi to data science lead.   

Competitive Edge Research & Communication has appointed Rachel Lawler as research director and analyst. 

Rakuten Insight Global has appointed Darci Greco to its U.S. sales team as VP, client development, Americas.   

Miki Igarashi, group CEO, Cross Marketing Group, has been appointed as chairman of the Japan Marketing Research Association

American Directions Research Group has hired Theresa Anderson as national director, operations. 

Health care experience company Press Ganey has appointed Clemente Cohen as chief financial officer. 

Market research and analytics company Leger has appointed Christopher Dye as business development representative on its sales team and Jonah Presser as PR and communication specialist on its marketing team.

Digital experience platform Yext has appointed Tzi-Kei Wong as chief product officer. 

Ipsos has appointed Victoria Marshall as chief financial officer, Ipsos Canada. 

Kantar has reappointed Sam Curtis as lead to its digital analytics practice. 

Market research and analytics company Leger has created three new divisions. The Western Canada division, combining its offices in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary, will be led by Steve Mossop as EVP, Western Canada. The Central Canada division, combining its Toronto and Winnipeg offices, will be led by Andrew Enns as EVP, Central Canada and Ian Large, EVP, consumer insights. The Eastern Canada division, combining its Montreal and Quebec City offices, will be led by Christian Bourque, EVP and Cyntia Darisse, VP, Quebec. 

Insights firm Burke has promoted Tara Marotti to president and John Thomas to chief client officer. 

Health care market research consultancy Research Partnership has appointed Sue Wild as president, U.S. pharma and Tom Donnelly as director in its MedTech division.

IR-Insights has appointed Paul van der Veer as research consultant. 

Ipsos has appointed Neha Munshi as country lead, Ipsos Digital.

Community engagement platform Higher Logic has appointed company co-founder Rob Wenger as CEO.

Behavioral market research company Behaviorally has appointed Thibault Cousot as SVP, head, product.  

Strategic advisory firm Global Counsel has appointed Santitarn Sathirathai as senior adviser.

Market research company SMARI has appointed Pat Goodnight as VP, business development. 

Economic, financial and management consulting firm Charles River Associates has appointed Eric Nierenberg as VP. 

Market research and analytics company Leger has appointed Cindy Boren to its consumer insights team as senior visual identity specialist. 

Consumer data company Wavemaker UK has promoted Sian Runnacles to chief growth officer. 

Pegasus Insight has appointed Chris Whitmore as director. 

Data intelligence platform Tracer has added John Sheehy, operating partner, NewRoad Capital Partners, to its board of directors. 

Behavioral market research company Behaviorally has appointed Brent Snider as managing director, global business development. 

Health care experience company Press Ganey has appointed David Shapiro as GM and SVP, member experience. 

Market research agency Spark Emotions has appointed Jamie-Lee Clarke as senior research executive. 

Audio research and analytics platform Veritonic has named Jon Gibs as strategic advisor.

Digital market research agency Potentia Insight has appointed Kate Anger as senior script writer and developer and Greg Berry as IT director.   

Andy Gamble has joined experience analytics platform Uncrowd as an investor and advisor. 

Research agency Pollinate has appointed Kirsty Bloore as research director.  

Custom online research communities provider KL Communications has appointed Karen Duffy as senior director, insights and client relations and Berkeley Madison Lowe as insights technology and operations apprentice. 

Market research company Borderless Access has appointed Pradipta Bhattacharjee as business development leader for health care research and analytics, U.K and EU, Ashok Veetal as business development, consumer insights solutions, Middle East, James Robinson as business development, consumer insights solutions, U.K. and EU and Lauren Tuch as client development lead for consumer and B2B solutions, Americas.

Data, analytics and insight consultancy MESH Experience has appointed Brian Jacobs as non-executive director.   

MEL Research has appointed Ben Thatcher as qualitative research director and Gayle Higginson as research manager. 

Commercial analytics company Analytic Partners has appointed Jack McClunn as chief financial officer. 

Research company MarketCast has appointed Marisa McMahon as client service lead, technology and platforms. 

Marketing research company ReconMR has appointed Chris Riepe as SVP, consumer insights and research. 

Mobile Digital Insights has promoted David Somers to CEO as James Fergusson, founder and former CEO, steps down and transitions to a chief commercial officer role. Fergusson will continue to chair the company board. 

Feedback and data collection platform Alchemer has hired Brandon Hodges as chief revenue officer. 

Insights consultancy Shapiro+Raj has promoted Chelsey Merker to SVP, strategy and research excellence. 

Market research and analytics company Leger has appointed Jina Faour as senior statistical analyst to its statistics team. 

DVJ Insights has appointed Caroline Dieleman as senior manager, strategy and solutions.

Digital media and data consultancy Adswerve has hired Divya Visentini as chief growth officer.  

Logica Research has appointed Kyle Stone as research analyst. 

TV and video market intelligence company Glance has appointed Florent Carême as head, research and products and Malika Postansque as director, development. 

MMR Research has appointed Wanni Xi as sensory director of its Asian division.