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LIGHTSPEED GMI CELEBRATES 10 YEAR MILESTONE IN EMEA

Marking a Decade of Marketing Research Innovation and Client Excellence in Paris, Munich and ‘s-Hertogenbosch

Announcing Relocation of ‘s-Hertogenbosch Operations

Warren, NJ (February 16, 2016) – As a global leader in digital data collection, Lightspeed GMI recently celebrated 10 years in its Paris, Munich and ‘s-Hertogenbosch offices.

“This milestone is a testament to Lightspeed GMI’s continued focus on quality data and marketing research innovation. We leverage our local market knowledge to deliver trust and confidence to clients around the world,” stated Leon de Koning, Managing Director NCEE who celebrated his 10 year anniversary on 1 January 2016.

“A strong team is what keeps positive momentum going; it has made all the difference in these past 10 years,” stated Michel Pelegrin, Director of Sales for France since the opening of the Paris office in 2006. “We thank our clients, partners and our employees in EMEA for all of the success we have achieved.”

To re-inforce its focus on local markets across Europe, Lightspeed GMI recently relaunched multilingual versions of its corporate website. Operating in eight languages, including German, French, Spanish and Portuguese, the sites serve as a comprehensive resource for quality-seeking researchers, marketers and brands.

Continued EMEA Growth
To facilitate growth of its European operations, Lightspeed GMI will relocate its ‘s-Hertogenbosch office in March 2016. Adopting a creative agile workspace, the new, larger facility blends a stimulating environment with historic Dutch culture overlooking the famous Sint Jan cathedral.

“Our growth has accelerated in recent years. This move enables Lightspeed GMI to serve our clients at an enhanced level of service,” stated De Koning. “It underscores our commitment to employees by providing a creative and collaborative workspace.”

Lightspeed GMI will be showcasing its research methodologies and product suite at a series of upcoming events and conferences, including General Online Research (March 2-4, 2016) and IIEX Europe (March 3-4, 2016). To learn more about the company’s capabilities, watch the Lightspeed GMI corporate overview or follow @LightspeedGMI on Twitter.

About Lightspeed GMI
Lightspeed GMI is an award-winning global digital data collection enterprise. Founded in 1996, its innovative technology and proven sampling methodologies deliver operational excellence throughout the online research process. With more than 5.5 million online research respondents in 45 countries, Lightspeed GMI’s proprietary panels deliver unparalleled quality, capacity and targeting.

Headquartered in Warren, New Jersey, Lightspeed GMI is part of Kantar, the data investment management arm of WPP, the world leader in marketing communication services. For more information, visit www.lightspeedresearch.com.

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