AMEC had its highest level of nominations and number of member companies voting in the 2020 Board Elections yet! It was a extremely closely fought contest between all ballots, and we have great pleasure in announcing the AMEC International Board for 2020.

All elections results were duly ratified at the AMEC AGM meeting which was held on Thursday 5th December 2019 at 13.15 GMT, thank you to all members who joined us for that meeting.

The Elected Full Member Directors to serve for a two year term from January 2020 are:

  • Richard Bagnall, Co-Managing Partner and AMEC Chair, CARMA International
  • Aseem Sood, CEO, Impact Research and Measurement Pvt
  • Petra Masinova, Global Director for Reputation Intelligence, Kantar
  • Simon Gebauer, Chief Commerical Officer, Observer GmbH

The Elected International Research Director to serve for a two year term from January 2020 is:

  • Allison Spray, Managing Director of Data and Analytics, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

The Elected Associate Member Directors to serve for a two year term from January 2020 are:

  • Jon Meakin, Global Head Strategic Services, Grayling
  • Andy West, Chief Development Officer, Hotwire Global
  • James Crawford, Managing Director, PR Agency One

The Elected Chapter Directors and supporting Vice Chairs to serve for a two year term from January 2020 are:

  • Asia Pacific Chair: Aseem Sood, CEO, Impact Research and Measurement Pvt
    The Vice Chair who will support the activity of the chapter is: Prashant Saxena, Head of Insights & Innovation, Asia, Isentia
  • European Chair: Marianne Morgan, Director of Research & Analytics, Citypress
    The Vice Chair who will support the activity of the Chapter is: Simon Gebauer, Chief Commercial Officer, Observer GmbH
  • Latin America Chapter Chair: Carlos Diaz, General Manager, GlobalNews Group
  • North America Chair: Nicole Moreo, Senior Vice President Analytics, Ketchum
    The Vice Chair who will support the activity of the Chapter is: Kate LaVail, Vice President, Research and Innovation, Hill+Knowlton

Current Co-opted Directors ratified at the 2019 AGM for a one year term are:

  • Ben Levine, Director and Partner, TRUE Global Intelligence
  • Nadin Vernon, Vice President, Client Services – Europe, Cision

Directors remaining on the Board for a further one year from January 2020 are:

Full Member Directors:

  • Ann-Sofie Krol, CEO & Founding partner By Brick Insight
  • Francois van Dyk, Head of Operations, Ornico Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Jerry Ward, Managing Director, Press Data
  • Maya Koleva, Head of Research & Insight, Commetric

Individual Director: Colin Wheeler, Survey Solutions Ltd

Not for Profit Director: Jose De Buerba, Head of Business Intelligence, The World Bank

Congratulations to our new and returning Board Directors, and a thank you to those Directors who have given great service to AMEC but moved off the Board by rotation.