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CiR makes new appointments to meet demand for services

Following another period of sustained growth, CiR are delighted to announce further new appointments for the business.

A further three new appointments have been made in two departments in response to the rise in demand for strategic and commercial services.

Hugh SugarmanStrengthening the Data Management team is the appointment of Hugh Sugarman (left) as a Business Intelligence Specialist. Reporting to Alasdair Thomson, Data and Web Development Manager, Hugh joins with over ten years of experience in developing, delivering and maintaining end to end data solutions and applications across various industries.

Alasdair Thomson comments, 'With expertise from various public and private-sector industries, Hugh's appointment strengthens our team further still and our commitment to delivering the best web-based data solutions for our clients. His experience in full business intelligence software stacks along with master data management and data warehousing puts us in a clear winning position to achieve this'. 

Elsewhere, joining the Research Team are Louise McCoy as Junior Research Manager and Sarah Johnson as Research Executive.

Louise McCoy, reporting into Research Manager Steve Hillam, brings a wealth of agency experience with a background in both research and marketing based roles.  With additional experience in retail, McCoy will play a key role in supporting the delivery of various client led and syndicated research projects going forward.   

Having recently completed an MSc in Psychology and with strong expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, Johnson (right) will be contributing to the development of new and existing projects and will be working with a number of clients across a variety of different categories. Reporting into Research Manager, Helen Wilkinson, Johnson will enhance CiR’s existing research function as its client base continues to expand in 2017.

CiR President, Garry Stasiulevicuis comments, “We’re delighted to welcome Hugh, Louise and Sarah to the team. We are continually committing to exceeding our clients expectations, and our people and tools are at the heart of this. This year we’ve enjoyed significant growth, and with ambitious plans for 2018 we’re excited to be strengthening our teams to realise this and ensure success for our clients.”