Trevor Richards assumes role of Chairman of UK Custom business
TNS has appointed Andrew Czarnowski as Managing Director of the UK and Ireland Custom business. In his new role, he will drive continued growth in one of TNS’ largest businesses and exploit further TNS’ unique capabilities in the research fields of Shopper as well as Brand and Communications.
He is succeeding Trevor Richards in this position, who is taking on the role of Chairman of the UK Custom business, in addition to further European responsibilities.
Andrew Czarnowski joined the Consumer Panel division of TNS in 1993 where he was Global Account Director for Unilever. Subsequently, he ran Worldpanel UK where he was responsible for driving significant revenue and profit growth. Andrew was a member of the Worldpanel Global Board and joined UK Custom at the beginning of 2007.
Trevor Richards comments:
"Andrew will bring strong management skills and some fresh new thinking to the UK business. His considerable experience in making research actionable for clients has been instrumental in driving the success of our Custom divisions in the UK and I am delighted about his appointment. Andrew not only has a proven track record of successfully managing and growing business, but he also has a depth of financial and operational experience that will be invaluable in helping TNS achieve its business objectives."
Trevor Richards will change roles from Managing Director to Chairman of the UK business. Additionally, he will assume interim responsibility for TNS in Northern Europe and the Baltic States. Trevor has worked in the Market Research industry for 30 years, firstly at Research International and then at BMRB. He joined TNS in 1993 where he ran the TNS Australia business and more recently headed up the UK Custom division.