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Industry Veteran Jonathan Sheldrake joins GMO Research/JMI as European Sales Director PDF Print E-mail
Written by GMO Research   
31 Jan 2012

Japanese research company GMO Research/JMI will open its European office in the UK on February 13th.

The aim of this opening is to further boost client development in Europe.

The research firm's new UK office will act as a client development hub for Europe promoting the company’s research services throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The company has an Asian panel business and quantitative and qualitative research activities focusing on Japan.

At the helm will be Jonathan Sheldrake, who joins as Director of European sales. Jonathan speaks fluent French and German and good business level Italian and Spanish. He has experience working in France and Germany as well as the UK.

Shinichi Hosokawa, GMO Research CEO, said,
"We are extremely excited to start the year with the launch of our European office, and I have strong confidence in Jonathan's experience and wide range of industry contacts to expand our business throughout the European region, with special emphasis on France, Germany and the UK."

Sheldrake has experience in healthcare, IT and automotive sectors having worked for specialist consultancies such as IDC and BIBA Medical.  He has recently worked for Asian research companies as a Sales director including for Pulse Group and Advaith.
 
The research firm's new UK office will act as a client development hub for Europe promoting the company’s research services throughout the Asia-Pacific region.  GMO Research/JMI is part of the GMO Internet Group which has over 2,100 employees worldwide.

GMO Internet Group is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide. The group is the top provider of domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, and payment processing solutions in Japan and operates a host of other Internet services including global online security services, search engine marketing and online securities trading.

Tokyo - 30 January 2012

 
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