TNS appoints UK CEO and Global Head of Political and Social
TNS today announced the appointment of Will Galgey as CEO for TNS UK from mid-January 2015. Will currently serves as CEO at Kantar sister company, The Futures Company. He will report into TNS Global CEO, Richard Ingleton, and have overall responsibility for the strategy, culture and performance of the TNS UK business.
TNS also announced the appointment of Michelle Harrison to the role of Global Head of Political and Social from January 2015. Michelle is the current CEO of social research agency, TNS BMRB. She will use her experience to build upon the existing strength of the Political and Social practice in European markets and extend the business into emerging democratic markets worldwide.
Commenting on the appointments, Richard Ingleton, Global CEO of TNS said: “We are proud to have made significant progress towards our strategic goals and ambitions during 2014. We welcome these appointments to build upon our existing strengths and secure our continued success in 2015 and beyond.
“Will brings a wealth of experience to the role of CEO for TNS UK, having joined WPP 17 years ago. Over the course of his tenure he has served on the Kantar Operating Board and as Global CEO of The Futures Company, positioning him perfectly for the TNS UK CEO role.
"“Michelle’s extensive experience and proven track record with TNS BMRB make her the ideal candidate for the role of Global Head of our Political and Social business."