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CiR Expansion: New People and Places

Following a period of sustained growth, CiR are delighted to announce a series of new appointments and a new location for the business.

A number of new appointments have been made across the business in response to the rise in demand for strategic and commercial services.

Strengthening the Data Management team are appointments across the web development and insight functions.

Joining as Data and Web Development Manager is Alasdair Thomson. Reporting to Matthew James, Data, Reporting & Insights Manager, Alasdair joins with over 15 years of experience in data solutions. Matthew James comments, 'With expertise in delivering business intelligence through database and web applications across various industries, including financial institutions, Alasdair's appointment strengthens the team further still and our commitment to offering the best web-based data solutions for our clients'. 

Simon Foster and Trevor Phillips also join the Data Management team, as Web Applications Developer and SQL Developer respectively. Both bring expertise in their chosen fields having worked in retail and EPOS environments. James continues, 'Demand for our services is growing and we are continually investing in our people and products to satisfy this fantastic growth for our best in class services'. To enhance the insights driven from the data, CiR have also made an appointment within the insight team. Lawrence Scott joins as Insight Analyst, also reporting into James. With a background of commercial roles working with retailers and brands, including Nielsen and Asda, Scott is experienced in examining and analysing big data to provide meaningful and actionable insights to clients.

Elsewhere, Callum Davies joins the Category Team as Audit Executive. With experience in retail, Callum will enhance the growing Audit team who offer store execution analysis to an increasing number of clients across the channel. The CiR Business Lounge team is expanded too, with Jessica Craven joining as Account Lead. Business Lounge Director Simon Best says, 'As the Business Lounge service approaches its fifth year of operation we're delighted with the traction we have with in the industry. We put the client first and assisting them to optimise the service, information and insights available has always been part of DNA. Jessica's appointment will ensure that our clients get the service they have come to expect from an industry-leading product.'

Says CiR President, Garry Stasiulevicuis : 'These appointments demonstrate our commitment to delighting our clients in 2017 and beyond. This is an exciting time for our business, becoming part of the NPD family in January of this year was a milestone moment for us, and our plans for bringing new and exciting products to the market are being accelerated. As a result of these changes we, along with NPD, have made significant investment in new premises for the business. These fit our purpose and allow us the room for growth that we anticipate. We can now be found at;

CiR House, Millfield Industrial Estate,
Wheldrake, York, YO19 6NA

+44 (0) 1904 727030