ResTech company Walr has appointed Penelope Bloom as head of enterprise sales.

Media specialist and advertising company MiQ has hired John Thomson as chief revenue officer, U.K., and Clare Beddow as head of commercial strategy, U.K.  

Consumer and business insight consultancy BVA BDRC has appointed Matt Costin as chief executive officer and Caroline Ahmed as chief commercial officer.

BMG Research has appointed Caroline Turley as client leadership director. 

Advertising, technology and data company Big Village has appointed Jeron Hernandez as VP, client development. 

Strategy and brand design agency VSA Partners has hired Thaddeus Ternes as VP, technology.  

The Insights Association West Chapter has appointed Amanda Keller-Grill, SVP, global innovation and product strategy, InnovateMR, as president-elect; Ashley Le Blanc, EVP, Little Bird Marketing, as director of communications; and Marisa Lucchesi, insights director, consumer and retail brands, Escalent, as director of diversity and inclusion. 

Market research and insights platform PureSpectrum has appointed Chris Mawn as ANZ director, clients. 

Advertising agency Vladimir Jones has appointed Janet Oak as director, strategy and insights.

Research Defender has promoted Teal Canady to VP, technology and Dan Fletcher to VP, operations and has appointed Josh Roberts as operations analyst. 

ESOMAR has named its 2023 North America representatives including Dan Fleetwood, president, research and insights, QuestionPro; Joanna Lepore, global foresight director, McDonald’s; Taylor Anderson, global director, insights capabilities, Colgate-Palmolive; Diana Lucaci, co-founder and CEO, True Impact; Paige Schoenfeld, SVP, Leger; Dana Kim, co-founder and CEO, Highlight; Joanne Robbibaro, SVP, Material+.

Digital solutions provider Alligator Digital has appointed Faraz Zamyadi as client partnerships director.