Article posted on February 2nd, 2017
Stephen Walker of Toluna’s UK Team to Assume Lead Role in Australia & New Zealand
Wilton, CT, February 2nd, 2017 – Toluna, the world’s leading provider of real-time digital consumer insights, is proud to announce a series of key new hires and promotions to fuel the company’s continued growth globally.
Toluna has appointed Stephen Walker, former Account Director in Toluna UK, as Business Director for Toluna Australia & New Zealand. He’ll be based in Auckland, where he will spearhead the growth of the business within the region.
Stephen is a market research veteran with over 7 years’ experience in the industry. In the last 2 years, he was successfully leading the business within the corporate sector and end clients at Toluna UK. Prior to this, he was with research company Mintel as Account Director. His other experience spans categories like government administration and public service. Stephen holds a BSc psychology degree of Swansea University. He is also awarded by SFEDI, PRINCE2 Practitioner and MSP Foundation for his entrepreneurial bent.
Commenting on the appointment, Ludo Milet, Management Director of Toluna APAC said, “Exciting times, Steve comes to the APAC team with an extensive commercial expertise from a bigger market. He has shown excellent records with us in London and is highly praised by the UK management team. I am very comfortable thinking the same will happen in Australia and New Zealand”.
In addition to Stephen’s appointment, Filippo Sablchiero from Toluna UK was also relocated to the Australia & New Zealand team, fueling the company’s business within the region as Senior Business Development Manager.
Toluna is a leading provider of real-time digital consumer insights and empowers companies to brainstorm ideas, uncover new business opportunities and answer their questions in real time. Toluna is transforming the way marketing decisions are made by bringing consumers and brands together via the world’s largest social voting community of 10 million members across 62 countries. This real-time access to consumers is coupled with its state-of-the-art, market research survey and analytics platform. Toluna has 21 offices in Europe, North America, APAC, and MENA. For more information, please visit corporate.toluna.com.
Media Contact: Janice Caston, Vice President, Global Marketing