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Mintel, the consultants in what customers need and why, has as we speak introduced thrilling modifications to its world management group. After 16 years as Chief Govt Officer, increasing Mintel’s shopper and class analysis to over 80 markets worldwide, Peter Haigh takes up a brand new place as Chairman of the Mintel Board, remaining carefully concerned within the firm’s future development technique. Succeeding Haigh, the Board of Administrators has appointed Matthew Nelson as the brand new World Chief Govt Officer.
Matthew Nelson, Mintel World CEO, stated:
“I’m massively excited to tackle this position. Having been with the enterprise for 12 years, I’ve grown because the enterprise has grown. We’re in a pivotal time of development and innovation for Mintel. We’re making important investments in our expertise, positively impacting each a part of our enterprise. This innovation brings even stronger insights and worth to our purchasers and helps us obtain my imaginative and prescient for the corporate which is to have each marketer and innovator look to Mintel for solutions and suggestions on methods to develop their enterprise.
“We’re additionally investing in our folks and making Mintel a fair higher place to work. It’s essential for me to make sure that the organisation makes a significant dedication to Mintel’s tradition, neighborhood and goal—which is to assist folks and companies develop—supporting our initiatives targeted on wellness, variety, sustainability and philanthropy.”
As World CEO, Nelson will lead Mintel’s technique targeted on high-quality knowledge, superior analytics, innovation by synthetic intelligence and knowledge science, and knowledgeable insights and suggestions. He’s additionally targeted on rising the organisation’s tradition to additional improve the worker expertise and general Mintel neighborhood—set to develop by 550 folks over the subsequent 5 years—together with growing present colleagues to make sure they obtain their most potential and attracting the best external candidates.
From January 2022, Nelson can be based mostly out of Mintel’s Americas headquarters in Chicago, IL, USA.
Peter Haigh, Chairman of the Mintel Board, stated:
“It has been an unimaginable honour to function CEO of Mintel and I’m extraordinarily happy with all the pieces the organisation has achieved during the last 17 years. Mintel is in the most effective place in its historical past with a transparent and impressive world development technique. Having labored with Matt during the last 12 years, I do know that he’s a wonderful match for his new position. He has spectacular management expertise, unimaginable enterprise instincts, is a group participant and extremely values the experience of Mintel’s senior management group, however, extra importantly, he is keen about Mintel’s tradition, values, and delivering excellence to our purchasers.”
Former Mintel Board Chairman John Weeks steps down after 17 years as Chairman, preceded by 11 years as CEO, overseeing the growth of Mintel world operations to fifteen international locations and 1150 staff. He’ll stay an irreplaceable chief throughout the organisation and function a member of the Mintel Board.