On the 1st of September 2016, Jennifer Roberton was appointed the new Managing Director of respondi Ltd. At the same time, the management board welcomed four new members.
Jennifer Roberton has been part of respondi’s team since 2011 and up until now held the position of Sales Director UK. As the new Managing Director, Jennifer will be responsible for the UK office and market.
The management board also welcomed four new members from 1st of September. In the future, Orkan Dolay will, in his role as COO, head the whole operative area of the international company. The economics graduate has worked for respondi since 2007, most recently as Managing Director of both respondi France and respondi UK.
Jörg Tschasche, as a member of the board, will in the future be responsible for the area „Production and Services”. The computer scientist graduate has been with respondi since it was founded in 2005, and most recently held the position of Head of Project Management.
New to the company and the management board are Benjamin Simmenauer and François Erner. Benjamin Simmenauer, in his role as Chief Consulting Officer, will be responsible for the newly created area „Insights und Consulting“. François Erner, as Chief Innovation Officer, will take on the also newly created area of „Research and Development“. Both members of the board were previously Managing Directors of the French market research institute „House of Common Knowledge“, which was acquired by respondi in the Spring of this year.
With these measures in place, respondi would like, with its national business, to get closer to its clients and their needs in the future. At the same time, concentrating on the development of new ways and methods of digital research, in order to offer solutions from data collection to data science.
Founder and remaining Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Otto Hellwig, will continue to oversee the overall operating management of the company.