Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Industry Leader Joins Ipsos NZ Management Team

Coup For Ipsos As Renowned Industry Leader Joins
New Zealand Management Team

Highly respected market researcher Winifred Henderson joins
Ipsos New Zealand in a specially-created role

Auckland, January 19, 2016

Ipsos today announced the appointment of well-known and highly-regarded industry veteran Winifred Henderson to the specially-created role of Senior Client Director.

Henderson is well-known to market researchers and clients alike. She started as a qualitative researcher for TNS in the 1990s but is best known for her work with Prime Research, which she bought in 2006 and built up to be the country’s largest market research respondent recruitment agency, selling while ‘on top’ in April last year.

Henderson’s appointment comes as current Ipsos NZ Managing Director Diane Dickinson steps down.
Ipsos CEO for Australia-New Zealand Simon Wake explains:

“With Diane’s decision to seek out new challenges we had an opportunity to re-think her role. Diane has been an exceptionally valued and long-serving member of the Ipsos Management Team in Australia & New Zealand. But just as Diane’s true calling is research, Winifred excels in client servicing and business development, and so it made sense to create a new role for Winifred that lets her focus on our clients and market position.”

As well as her work with Prime Research, Henderson is also a Fellow and current Chair of the Research Association of New Zealand, a board member of The Global Research Business Network, and Vice President of the Asia Pacific Research Committee. Since 2008 she has been Judge and Conveyor of Judges for the industry's Research Effectiveness Awards. On her new role at Ipsos, she says:

“In my work with Prime and the Research Association I have probably been exposed to more researchers, companies and projects than any normal researcher could ever expect. The team at Ipsos always stood out for their professionalism, intellect and for just being so enjoyable to work with. The attraction of this role was just as much due to the calibre of my new colleagues as to the challenges presented – the best of both worlds”.

Winifred starts at Ipsos on January 16 2017.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Reserve Bank: RBNZ To Implement $30bn Large Scale Asset Purchase Programme Of NZ Govt Bonds

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to implement a Large Scale Asset Purchase programme (LSAP) of New Zealand government bonds. The negative economic implications of the coronavirus outbreak have continued to intensify. The Committee ... More>>

ALSO:

Elevate NZ: Venture Fund To Lift Productivity

The Government’s new $300 million venture capital fund - announced in last year’s Budget – is now open for business as the Elevate NZ Venture Fund. Finance Minister Grant Robertson says lifting New Zealand's productivity requires well-functioning ... More>>

ALSO:


COVID-19: Case Confirmed In NZ – Expert Reaction

After spreading across the globe for months, the first case of COVID-19 has been reported in New Zealand. The Ministry of Health says the risk of a community outbreak is low, due to their preparedness and the high awareness of the disease. The Science ... More>>

ALSO:

Agriculture: New Legislation To Boost Organics

New organics legislation will boost consumer confidence and help grow an innovative sector, says Food Safety Minister Damien O’Connor. “The Organics Product Bill, introduced to Parliament this week, aims to increase consumer confidence when purchasing ... More>>

ALSO:

Biodiversity Policy: Misinformation Circulating

Forest & Bird is concerned at misinformation circulating regarding a policy statement aimed at protecting New Zealand’s unique biodiversity. The National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity is being consulted on by the ... More>>

ALSO: