In Memoriam...

MediaPost reports that William "Bill" Cook, who served as EVP, research and standards at the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) from 1997-2013, and as editor of the ARF's Journal of Advertising Research from 1988-1999, died on May 15 at the age of 80.

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The Canadian Research Insights Council has named Anastasia Arabia, Jean-Marc Léger, Jordan Levitin and Steve Levy as fellows.

Behavioral science company Sentient Decision Science has hired Cami Scofield as insights manager. 

Data collection firm Rep Data has appointed Anna Pezzulli as SVP, sales and has promoted Joel Nelson to SVP, sales.  

Consumer insights platform Glow has appointed Marc Chester as sales director, U.K. 

Insights company Yabble has appointed Doug Guion as chief growth officer. 

Heart+Mind Strategies has promoted Brittany Lucas and Kirsten Flory to solutions directors, Jeanette LeNoir to senior manager, insight services and partner relationships and Tomás Calderon to senior solutions associate. 

Kantar has appointed Erin Hutchinson as chief marketing officer, North America. 

Havas Media Group has hired George Papandreopoulos as global managing director, measurement and Jamie Seltzer as global managing director, media experience analytics.

Research translation agency Empower Translate has appointed Jonny Bates as chief revenue officer. 

Life sciences strategy and insight consultancy Basis Health has hired Jane Platt as research executive, Josh Tahan as director, Sakina Jivanji as senior research executive, Kelsey Fredrick as operations director and Laura Kirsch as manager.   

Behaviorally has appointed Francesca Sussman as VP, TransactionPath consultancy. 

On Device Research has hired Mark Griffiths as commercial director, ANZ. 

Full Circle Research has appointed Gabe Dworet as chief revenue officer. 

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