TNS Announces New Global Head Of Finance
Written by TNS
TNS, the world’s largest provider of custom research, today announces the appointment of Bob Neuhaus as Global Head of the TNS Finance Sector, which he will take on alongside his current role of Executive Vice President of TNS’ North American Financial Services division.
The appointment will see Bob take responsibility for all aspects of TNS’ Finance research practice, including custom research, business development, new product development and profitability.
In his new global role, Bob will be reporting to Pedro Ros, CEO of TNS, and will be based in Stamford, USA.
Bob has been heading up the North American Finance division at TNS since 2006; prior to this he has held senior roles in global financial organisations including JP Morgan, M & T Bank and Greenwich Associates.
One of Bob’s main objectives in his new role will be to ensure that TNS is well positioned to give clients guidance on where the opportunities are in today’s market and how they can respond effectively to the global financial crisis.
Bob will be empowering TNS’ clients, using the expertise within the Global Finance Sector, to help financial companies restore trust, rebuild brands and redefine their customer relationships.
Pedro Ros, CEO, said:
“It is great that Bob is stepping into this new role and leading the global finance sector during this challenging time in the global economy. We want to help our clients respond effectively to the crisis and TNS is hugely committed to offering actionable insights that will help them build up their businesses. As well as having a huge amount of experience working in this sector, Bob understands TNS’ clients’ business issues and challenges in the financial playing field. This and our ability to provide well-positioned solutions to these issues, is what makes TNS the provider of choice for many banking, insurance and investment organisations. I look forward to seeing Bob build upon this success.”
TNS is a global market information and insight group. Its strategic goal is to be recognised as the global leader in delivering value-added information and insights that help its clients make more effective business decisions.
TNS delivers innovative thinking and excellent service across a network of 80 countries. Working in partnership with clients, TNS provides high-quality information, analysis and insight that improves understanding of consumer behavior. www.tnsglobal.com
The Kantar Group
The Kantar Group is one of the world's largest research, insight and consultancy networks. By uniting the diverse talents of more than 20 specialist companies – including the recently-acquired TNS – the group aims to become the pre-eminent provider of compelling and actionable insights for the global business community.
Its 26,500 employees work across 80 countries and across the whole spectrum of research and consultancy disciplines, enabling the group to offer clients business insights at each and every point of the consumer cycle.
The group’s services are employed by over half of the Fortune Top 500 companies. The Kantar Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WPP Group plc.
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London UK - March 2009