London, UK (April 9, 2018) - Global research agency Kantar TNS today announced the appointment of Martin Dewhurst as Managing Director of Financial Services & Technology, UK. Martin joins Kantar TNS after six years with Hall & Partners, where he has been Managing Partner, Consumer Europe, since 2016. Before that Martin worked at the Central Office of Information, for eight years in senior Insight and Research leadership roles and prior to that spent three years at Ipsos MORI.

In his new role at Kantar TNS, Martin will lead the Financial Services and Technology division in the UK and will also join the Kantar TNS UK Board.  He will have overall responsibility for thought leadership, client relationships, talent management and financial performance.

Amy Cashman, Managing Director of Kantar TNS UK said “Martin has an outstanding background in Insights and Research developed over 18 years. With both extensive client and agency-side experience across a wide range of clients, and a successful track record in leading and motivating teams, I’m delighted that he is joining us.”

Martin Dewhurst, Managing Director of Financial Services & Technology at Kantar TNS UK said “I’m excited to be joining the impressive, award-winning team at Kantar TNS and am looking forward to leading them to further success in this area.  Both categories are brimming with brand and innovation opportunities and the intersection of the two is a fascinating and evolving area.   I’m looking forward to developing strategic relationships with both current and new clients to help them grow.

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