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20|20 Research Announces Business Development Team
July 21, 2015 – Global research technology and service company 20|20 Research has added a team of marketing research veterans to further propel the company's worldwide growth, which has already increased 300 percent over the last few years: Jeff Grund, formerly with World One Research, is based at the company's Nashville headquarters and will lead the team to broaden the number of firms using 20|20's technologies and services as senior vice president of business development; Dave Bradford, regional vice president for business development, and Frank Forney, account manager, join David Chandler of London, England, who was named business development director, Europe, earlier this year.

Opinions Ltd Opens Mall Facility in Seattle Area
July 13, 2015 – Opinions Ltd. has opened another mall based data collection facility in Tukwila, WA at Southcenter Mall. This facility near Seattle specializes in CLT, CAPI, mall intercept, focus groups, pre-recruits and on-site fieldwork. Dorothy Thomas has been named as facility manager.

SBS Announces New National/Network Revenue Chief
July 8, 2015 – Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) announced the appointment of Joe Mackay as Executive Vice President of National and Network Sales. Mr. Mackay had previously served as VP/General Manager of WLEY-FM, the SBS owned and operated FM outlet serving the Chicago market.  In his new capacity, Mr. Mackay will oversee the revenue efforts at AIRE Radio Networks, the syndication and selling platform comprised of over 100 top Spanish-language radio stations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. In addition, Mr. Mackay will direct all national spot sales for the major-market SBS radio outlets in coordination with McGavren, the Company's national sales representative.

Ipsos Appoints New CMO
July 7, 2015 – Ipsos has appointed Jim Meyer (photo above), former CEO of Ipsos ASI in North America, to the newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer. In this post, Meyer will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategy to accelerate the transformation of Ipsos within the U.S. and Canada. For the last two years, Meyer has led Ipsos’ advertising and brand communications research business in the U.S. and Canada. Meyer spent the first 20 years of his career as a New York advertising executive, then five years as a marketing strategy consultant and six years as the founding CEO of Mindset Media, an ad technology firm now owned by Google. He has served on the board of directors of two public digital media companies. He was a general manager at TNS immediately before joining Ipsos.