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.  

ISO audit and certification body the Certification Institute for Research Quality has named its 2023 board of directors including Alexandrine de Montera, Mark Menig, Cassandra Rowe and Travis Santa, who will serve a two-year term as board chair, and Dyna Boen, who will transition to immediate past chair.

Market research recruitment agency Daughters of Sailors has promoted Pam Armstrong to partner.   

Digital customer experience solutions provider TDCX has launched its Digital CX Center of Excellence in Singapore. The center will be led by Angie Tay, group chief operating officer. 

Custom insights firm Russell Research has appointed Deanna Wert as senior account executive. 

Nielsen has appointed Annie Corvinelli as SVP, global growth partnerships.

ResTech company Glow has expanded to the U.S. and has appointed Chrissy Brogan as director, market development. It has also appointed Josh White as marketing executive, Michael Mehmet as senior engineer, Otto Lee as research consultant and Simon Gibbard as SRS sales director to its Australian office. 

Qualitative insights and innovation consultancy SEEK has appointed Courtney PeGan as president as Tim Urmston, founder and current president, retires from the role on March 31. 

Marketing and communications agency 4media group has formed its executive leadership team including Ed Cyster, founder and global CEO; Kevin West, chief operating officer; Michael Clark, chief communications officer; Laura Pair, chief business officer; Duncan Purves, CEO, U.K.; Larry Templeton, chief financial officer; Melissa Elsner, chief technology officer; and Chris Poidomani, chief revenue officer. 

Touchstone Research has appointed Elecia Allen as senior project director. 

Brand strategy firm Folk Hero has expanded operations to Europe and the Middle East and has appointed Ben Mainwaring as chief strategy officer.

Customer engagement and data solutions provider Allant Group has appointed Michael D. Fisher as president and CEO. 

Strategic insight consultancy Firefish Group has appointed Richard Owen to its board of directors as head, innovation. 

Advertising solutions provider Kargo has appointed Jennifer Pelino as chief strategy officer and as a member of its executive team.

Digital media company Quotient Technology has appointed Allison Metcalfe as chief revenue officer. 

Ipsos India has promoted Pallavi Mathur Lal to senior director, content and communications, Madhurima Bhatiato media engagement and partnerships lead and Meghana Kelkar to operations director. Pratim Thakurta will retire from the operations director role but will remain as executive director, special projects.   

Digital media and data consultancy Adswerve has appointed Roger Berdusco as chief executive officer. 

Market research company Borderless Access has appointed Matthew Worden as VP, sales, Americas.

B2B panel provider Internet Research Bureau has hired Justin Gage as VP, sales, North America. 

Behaviorally has launched its Los Angeles hub and has appointed Simon Wyld as senior VP and Daniel Rodriguez as director. 

Media measurement solution MindProber has appointed Irina Dzyubinsky as chief product officer.  

The Journal of Marketing Research has appointed Brett R. Gordon, Kapil Tuli, Karen Page Winterich and Raghuram Iyengar as coeditors to serve during Rebecca Hamilton’s editorship beginning in July. 

Customer experience management solutions provider TotalCX has appointed Leez May as chief experience officer. 

Market research and strategic consulting firm Smarty Pants has appointed Laura Hay as insights know-it-all, a manager-level role. 

Consumer insights agency and cloud platform provider FlexMR has appointed Danny Russell to its senior leadership team as a non-executive advisor. 

Market research platform Discuss has appointed Jeff Tagliabue as chief financial officer. 

Market researcher C Space has appointed Kisha Payton as chief DEI officer.

Attention measurement company has appointed Daniel Lyas, VP, customer success, to oversee management for its new Sydney office. 

Insight and strategy consultancy BritainThinks has hired Max Mawby to establish and lead the behavioral science unit.   

Behavioral science research and consulting agency PRS IN VIVO has appointed Chloe Rojat as insights analyst and Kelly Hickey as SVP, client and market development. 

Market research company Fieldwork has appointed Ashley Le Blanc as director, communications. 

The Forge has appointed Charlotte McDonald as director of its qualitative practice. 

Market researchers Nicola Harte, Scott Kressner and Soumya Roy have launched Integro, a health care-focused insights agency.

The Insights Family has hired Tom Williams as chief growth officer.  

Digital marketing agency Croud has appointed Avinash Kaushik as chief strategy officer.  

Custom market research firm AMC Global has hired Ashley D’Annunzio as director, qualitative insights and Shelbi Webb as a project director. 

Behaviorally has appointed Delphine Ferrazzi as a consultant at its Paris hub. 

Kantar has appointed Jane Ng as general manager, insights division, Singapore and Paromeeta Mathur Banerjeeas general manager, insights division, Malaysia. 

Ipsos has promoted Lindsay Franke as president and service line cluster lead, North America.

Kada Research Limited has appointed Laura Lane as associate director. 

Data collection firm Rep Data has promoted Ryan Rothe to chief revenue officer.

Panel provider Audience Align has appointed Ginger Blazier as business development manager. 

Market research and advisory services firm Ventana Research has promoted Dana Billingsley to SVP, finance and administration. 

Digital marketing agency The Ad Firm has appointed Cyrus Kennedy as a board member. 

Behavioral research agency Irrational Agency has appointed Helen Brown as associate director and Sonia Quadri as operations director.

Market research company Borderless Access has appointed Matthew Seabrook as director, sales, U.K.

Mark Menig, PureSpectrum chief product officer, has joined the Marketing Research Education Foundation’s executive board of directors.  

Behaviorally has appointed Lauren Kurensky as director, client development for its new office in Sydney.

Digital insights company Verve has promoted Vicki Britton to the executive director team, Melissa Birkett to director, Daniela Lipkin to associate director, Will French to research manager, Charlie Lancaster and Anna Jones to research executives, Madalina Khan to senior community manager, Diana Danaila to senior data processing executive, Oana Dimache to community manager and Irina Caratasi to project manager. It has also appointed Jadwiga Kozubek as director and Sam Winterbottom and Carla Berzolla as research managers.   

Insights and data firm Delineate has promoted Michaela Giasullo to client success director, Marco Costa to senior client success executive, Francisco DeLaTorre to research operations manager, Samuel Arnold-Parra to senior research operations executive and Dan Thompson to management accountant.

ResTech company Walr has hired Tariq Badar as CFO and Peter Flower as COO.  

Women in Research has added Jo Brockhurst, client engagement director, Kantar; Shazia Ginai, chief growth officer, Catalyx; Cherie Leonard, head, North America insights, Colgate-Palmolive; and Damon Jones, VP, community and culture and telephone operations, Burke Inc. to its 2023 advisory board. 

Commercial analytics company Analytic Partners has appointed Dave Rodrigues as SVP, customer engagement. 

Behavioral research and strategy firm InsightsNow has hired Brian Briskey as senior director, strategic consulting.

Data collaboration platform LiveRamp has added Brian O’Kelley to its board of directors.

Behaviorally has appointed Aurélie Lecarpentier as VP, head, behavioral qualitative, Europe. 

Suzy Hassan and Colin Clifford have launched Potentia Insight, a digital market research agency. 

Digital solutions provider Alligator Digital has appointed Paul Russel as managing director. 

Market research and human insight company One Minute to Midnight has appointed Daniel Opoku-Baah as senior research executive.

Insights and innovation firm Burke Inc. has promoted Mike Webster to chief technology officer.  

InSites Consulting has appointed Tom De Ruyck as chief growth officer. It has also added Camille Nicita, managing director, U.S.; Magali Geens, managing director, EMEA; and Maz Amirahmadi, managing director, APAC to its executive committee.