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Kantar Marketplace Goes Live, Delivering Smart, On-demand Insights Globally

March 6, London: Kantar, the world’s leading marketing insights and consulting company, today announced the opening of Kantar Marketplace, its new on-demand research and insights store. Revealed in January as a new online platform, Kantar Marketplace opens today in 21 countries, including United Kingdom, France, Germany, USA, Brazil and Australia. Access to the store will […]

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LIGHTSPEED APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTORS TO FOCUS ON GROWTH AND INNOVATION ACROSS EUROPE

Jackie Blackler and Simon Buckley promoted to the roles of Managing Director, based out of London LONDON (07 February 2019) – Today, Lightspeed announced two key internal staff promotions to lead its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business. Jackie Blackler and Simon Buckley have been named Managing Directors, both reporting to Caroline Frankum, Global […]

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LIGHTSPEED’S WECHAT PANEL HITS MILESTONE, CONNECTING BRANDS WITH CONSUMERS DIRECTLY THROUGH CHINA’S MORE POPULAR SOCIAL PLATFORM

In the first six months, the program reaches more than 100K consumers HONG KONG (29 January 2019) – Lightspeed’s WeChat panel now consists of more than 100,000 registered members in China, providing clients access to a new, robust community. Through WeChat, China’s most popular social messaging, media and mobile payment app, Lightspeed offers access to […]

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Kantar Announce Kantar Marketplace, New On-demand Research and Insights Store

23rd January, London: Kantar, the world’s leading marketing insights and consulting company, today reveals plans for a new on-demand research and insights store. Kantar Marketplace will launch in March 2019 and provide access to Kantar’s growing portfolio of quick turnaround research solutions and insights from across Kantar. Kantar Marketplace will be the only on-demand platform […]

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LIGHTSPEED RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED WORKPLACE HONOUR IN HONG KONG

Lightspeed honored with family-friendly employer award in Hong Kong.

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SIDDHARTHA DUTTA PROMOTED TO NEW ROLE OF MANAGING DIRECTOR ASIA

Lightspeed continues to invest in local leadership and partnerships across Asia SINGAPORE (October 8, 2018) – Lightspeed has announced that Siddhartha (Sid) Dutta has been promoted to the new role of Managing Director, Asia. Reporting to Caroline Frankum, Global Chief Executive Officer, Dutta will take overall responsibility for Singapore, India, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia […]

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LIGHTSPEED STRENGTHENS U.S. SALES TEAM

Jerrod Seaton Joins as Account Executive Strategic New Hire to Focus on Expanding Modern Survey, Sampling & Sourcing and Data Solutions WARREN, NJ (September 25, 2018) – Lightspeed, a leading digital data collection specialist, continues its growth in the Americas with the addition of Jerrod Seaton as Account Executive. Based in Nashville, Seaton will lead […]

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LIGHTSPEED’S CAROLINE FRANKUM AND HELENE SILVERMAN HONORED AS FT & HEROES CHAMPIONS OF WOMEN IN BUSINESS 2018

WARREN, NJ — September 21, 2018 –Caroline Frankum, CEO, Lightspeed and Helene Silverman, Senior Vice President of Client Relations in North America, have been named HERoes Champions of Women in Business 2018, celebrating female role models who are helping increase gender diversity in the workplace. The announcement was made at today’s Financial Times’ Women at […]

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MARKET RESEARCH INDUSTRY SALES LEADER JOINS LIGHTSPEED IN THE US

In response to an expanding portfolio of West Coast US clients, Lightspeed today announced the appointment of Valerie Torge as Senior Account Executive. Torge brings nearly a decade of industry experience to this role, with a track record for driving the creation and growth of strategic business partnerships. “As our business portfolio expands on the […]

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LIGHTSPEED ADVANCES FOCUS AND INITIATIVES IN CHINA

Promotes Jeff Tsui to Managing Director, Greater China Accelerates Mobile Offer in China via WeChat Platform SYDNEY (May 24, 2018) – Building on the momentum of growth in the Asia Pacific region with the opening of a Seoul office and the announcement of a new global data buying approach, Lightspeed has intensified its focus across […]

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