Leadership Team

Andrew Cayton

Global Chief Operating Officer

Andy Cayton

Andrew is responsible for global operations of Lightspeed. He joined the company in 2003 as Senior Vice President for Business Development, EMEA, and has been instrumental in driving the rapid growth of Lightspeed’s European business. In 2009, Andrew was promoted to CEO, EMEA, and in that role he oversaw the European integration of TNS 6thDimension, helped to grow the business significantly and played a crucial part in improving both client and employee satisfaction across the region, making Lightspeed one of the largest global online panel providers.

Prior to joining Lightspeed, he was the Head of Sales of Harte-Hanks, where he promoted the company’s insight and marketing services to companies within the IT, Internet, telecoms and finance industries across Europe.

Andrew was awarded a bursary place on the Masters in Marketing course at Bristol Business School and also received a BSc degree in Geography at Plymouth University. He was the first post-graduate to be awarded this distinction, and also earned both the Market Research Society (MRS) and Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) diplomas. He is a member of the Market Research Society (MRS).

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