New leadership appointments across Kantar United Kingdom and Ireland

14 February 2019

In a series of management changes within the UK & Ireland business, Kantar today announced the appointments of Amy Cashman and Darren Bhattachary as co-CEOs of Kantar’s Insights Division.

Amy and Darren take over responsibilities from Will Galgey, recently appointed the Insights Division’s chief operating officer. Together they share responsibility for day to day operations, as well as growth and transformation, of Kantar TNS and Kantar Millward Brown brands across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

These appointments follow recent announcements of Mark Inskip to lead Kantar Media in the UK and Craig Watkins as chief executive of Kantar Public UK.

Discussing the recent appointments, Bart Michels, Kantar UK country leader noted: “Over the past weeks we have appointed a number of new leaders across our portfolio of UK brands. All these appointments reflect one common strategy of increasing customer Impact through continuous innovation and delivering world-class human understanding research and consultancy.

"Amy and Darren, together with Mark and Craig all have proven track records in delivering growth and managing transformation. I look forward to working with them all to deliver great value to Britain and Ireland’s most important companies.”

Michels continued: “I am particularly pleased that three of these four appointments have been made through internal promotion, proving Kantar is a UK leader in providing rewarding career path and meaningful progression.“