New York, NY, Oslo, Norway and London, UK— March 29, 2021 — Christopher Nagy and Giles Whiting have been appointed to the Leadership Team as Global President and Chief Financial Officer and, Chief Operating Officer respectively, for the newly merged businesses of Confirmit and FocusVision, two of the world’s leading research technology companies, combining to create a world class business that will reinvent the global insights industry.
Christopher Nagy, Global President and Chief Financial Officer, comments: “This is an exciting time to be building a new business. I am particularly delighted to see our ambitions take shape, having worked shoulder to shoulder with the team to make the merger a reality. As part of our Leadership Team, I am looking forward to leveraging the power and scale of both FocusVision and Confirmit to reinvent the global insights industry and to be a new leader in the field.”
Giles Whiting, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of VoC/VoE, said: “Two of the key strengths of our new business are our team and our technology. As COO I am committed to ensure these two cornerstones continue to grow and develop in ways that ultimately allow us to deliver valuable, actionable insights to our customers.”
“With careers that together span several decades and draw from financial services, data and technology companies, Chris and Giles bring incredible experience and knowledge to our new business and Leadership Team,” concludes Kyle Ferguson, CEO of the newly merged business. “I have no doubt they will also inspire both our colleagues and our clients as we build a truly world class organization together.”
Confirmit’s solutions are built by insights professionals, for insights professionals. Market Research, customer experience and employee engagement consultants around the world rely on our solutions to turn insight into stories that fuel action. The heart of our business is the people behind our technology, and we work as a partner to deliver the flexibility and power you need to understand and manage experiences, emotions, and behaviors so you’re always one step ahead.
Established in 1990, FocusVision offers a comprehensive suite of experience insights software solutions – including advanced survey, online interview and focus groups, and online qualitative research community solutions to get brands close enough to their customers to have a full understanding of Customer Truth™ — how they think, feel, and act. Trusted by 18 of the Top-20 Fortune 100 companies, and all of the Top-10 Healthcare and CPG companies, FocusVision was honored for its Outstanding Innovation in Customer Experience Management with MarTech Breakthrough Awards in 2018 and 2019.