Following the promotion of Simon Bolus from Research Manager to Research Director, replacing Tony Wearn (as reported in the March Bulletin) new staff have been recruited to the research function at BARB.
Joe Lewis joined BARB from GfK NOP Media as Research Manager in June. Previous to that he was Research Manager at AGB Nielsen Media Research. Joe has specialist skills in audience measurement, reporting and analysis and will play an important role in BARB’s dialogue with its stakeholders. Sarah Espino joined BARB from AGB Nielsen Media Research as Research Coordinator in April.
The BARB Office October 2010
|Chief Executive||Bjarne Thelin|
|Finance Director||Nigel McLachlan|
|Accounts Administrator||Geoff Snell|
|PA to Chief Executive and Finance Director||Lynne O'Neill|
|Research Director||Simon Bolus|
|Research Manager||Joe Lewis|
|Research Coordinator||Sarah Espino|
|Commercial Director||Suzanne Wilkinson|
|Client Relations Coordinator||Sarah Mowbray|
Nigel Walmsley serves as Chairman of BARB in a non-executive capacity.
BARB said a fond farewell to Tony Twyman at a lunch in September to mark his retirement at the end of the year, after over fifty years working in television audience research. His contribution to BARB as Consultant Technical Director has been invaluable and we wish him a long and fulfilling retirement.