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Guillaume Saint

Global Automotive Practice Lead

Guillaume is responsible for business development in Automotive at Kantar TNS and leads a number of global initiatives.

Andy Turton

Head of Automotive, Americas

During his 25 years of automotive research experience, Andy has developed and launched several new research approaches.

Jürgen Korzer

Group Account Director

Jürgen was appointed as Global Account Director in 2014. He is responsible for partnering our largest account.

Frédéric Casellas

Global Account Director

Frédéric is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to address his client’s growth challenges around the world.

Kai Adolphs

Global Automotive Product Research Director

Kai Adolphs heads up the Auto IPD practice in Germany and since 2013 is also Global Automotive Product Research Director.

Winfried Hagenhoff

Managing Director Automotive Germany, COO TNS GCEE

Winfried runs the Automotive and Mobility business in Germany, partnering clients with a team of 120 dedicated automotive consultants.

Liu Wei

COO of TNS Sinotrust

Liu is responsible for sales, operational management, the supply chain and marketing for Sinotrust, a TNS company.

Robert Schroeder

Deputy Automotive Managing Director, TNS Infratest

Robert is Deputy MD for TNS’s automotive business in Germany, and has over 20 years of automotive research experience.

Isabelle Rio-Lopes

Head of Automotive, Brazil

Isabelle is responsible for developing automotive business in Brazil. She has been working with global automotive clients for over 15 years.

Andrea Galimberti

Automotive Practice Head, TNS Italy

Andrea was appointed Automotive Practice Head in 2012. He is also a member of the Global Automotive Steering Committee.

Ralf Maeder

Global Account Director

Ralf has over 15 years’ experience. He is Global Account Director and an expert in Brand and Communications research.

Vincent Groen

Head of Automotive TNS Nipo, Netherlands

Vincent has 20 years’ experience developing automotive business in the Netherlands and also works on a global level.

Alberto Fernandez

Automotive Director, TNS Spain

Alberto has 15 years’ automotive research experience working on both local and global projects.

Joakim Norin

Head of Automotive, TNS Sifo Sweden

Joakim is head of Automotive in Sweden, partnering automotive clients to deliver valuable insights to drive growth.

Oliver Schauss

Qualitative Director, Automotive

Oliver has over 17 years’ research experience. He joined TNS in 2013 as Qualitative Director for Automotive.

Karen Tartour

Head of Automotive, France

Appointed Head of Automotive for France in 2016, Karen has 15 years of research experience.

Rohit Kumar

Associate Vice President, Automotive, India

Rohit has over 13 years of experience across leading research firms IMRB, TNS and B2C organizations Bharti Airtel & Max Life Insurance.

Ekaterina Adler

Head of Automotive, Russia

Appointed Head of Automotive practice area in 2015 she started her career at TNS in 1996.

Seongmook (SM) Kim

Head of Automotive, TNS Korea

He is responsible for the development of Automotive business in Korea and leads Automotive teams in servicing clients including: HMC, KMC and imports.

Neal Henriques

Regional Automotive Director - MEA

Neal heads the Client Services functions across TNS Middle East and Africa and also is the Regional Automotive Director for the region.