London, UK (January 18, 2018) - Kantar TNS UK are pleased to announce that Amy Cashman has been promoted to UK Managing Director.

Kantar TNS is one of the largest research agencies in the UK and Amy will provide overall leadership to the core UK teams with responsibility for client relationships, talent management and financial performance.

Amy joined in 1998 as a graduate trainee and has held a number of positions across the business including both team management and business development roles in a variety of client sectors. Since 2013 she has led the Financial Services & Technology team which has grown consistently year-on-year during that period. Since 2016 she has also been the overall Kantar UK lead for Financial Services clients.

She is an award-winning leader with her team securing the MRS Best Business-to-Business Research award two years running (2015 & 2016) and Amy herself was recognised as ‘Best Agency Speaker’ at AURA in 2016.

Amy’s appointment follows Will Galgey’s move to become CEO of Kantar’s Insights division in the UK & Ireland. Will has overall responsibility for the performance of Kantar’s Insights businesses, Kantar TNS and Kantar Millward Brown, and Amy reports directly to him.

Will Galgey, CEO of Kantar’s Insights division for UK & Ireland said "Amy has a proven track record of building strong relationships with clients and developing talent within Kantar. I am confident that under Amy’s leadership Kantar TNS UK will continue to go from strength to strength.”

Amy Cashman, Managing Director of Kantar TNS UK said “I’m delighted to be leading Kantar TNS UK at such an exciting time for our industry. I am passionate about what we have to offer our clients and am looking forward to working with the fantastic team we have here at Kantar TNS”.

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