Kantar has appointed Chris Jansen as group chief executive officer, effective from 1st November 2021.
Mr Jansen joins Kantar with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the services sector; from brand building to service delivery transformation, alongside a background in classic FMCG marketing, and an established track record of managing private equity-owned businesses. Mr Jansen is currently the CEO of Cognita, which has, over his six-year tenure, rapidly grown into one of the largest, and most highly regarded global schools groups. Prior to that, Chris led the Automobile Association (AA) to a stock market flotation in 2014. Chris held leadership roles, and Board positions, at both British Gas and British Airways, having started his early career at Procter & Gamble.
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