Washington, D.C., 23 July 2019: Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company today announces the expansion of their Washington D.C. office with the integration of InterMedia into its Public division. Intermedia is a global research consultancy that partners with mission-driven organisations to help them understand, engage and positively impact the societies in which they work and live. The move bolsters Kantar’s presence in Washington D.C. and further strengthens the Public division’s growing Development Practice.
Of the move, Global CEO of Kantar’s Public Division Dr Michelle Harrison said “The Public division of Kantar provides a natural home for InterMedia and its team of experts. We know their reputation and experience from working alongside them in Washington, Africa and South Asia. Their expertise will strengthen our capabilities in the design, implementation and impact evaluation of programmes and policies”.
Denise O’Reilly, who led InterMedia as President and CEO said that “Joining Kantar’s global team and combining our innovations means together, we can go further in providing clients with research for global development and continue InterMedia's legacy and mission to do research that informs and changes lives. InterMedia's clients are very excited at this highly strategic development.”
Kantar’s Development Practice provides value to clients through high-quality and inspiring research, evaluation and consultancy driven by strong contextual insight from our local specialist teams and deep experience across Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia. Its capabilities map across development areas, from health, sanitation and education to agriculture, market systems and gender equality. Research and Consulting approaches draw on a broad set of classic and innovative methodologies and marry public and private sector techniques, delivering global best-practice and cost-effectiveness to our clients.
The integration of InterMedia in to Kantar completed on 23rd July 2019.