New York, NY – A trio of Ipsos research experts have made their mark on the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) at the 2013 Great Mind Awards event. Leah McTiernan from Ipsos ASI and Jill Wiltfong from Ipsos OTX were each presented with the President’s Award and Ryan King from Ipsos ASI was a Bronze medalist in the Rising Stars category. The President’s Award celebrates the achievements of seasoned industry professionals whereas the Rising Star category recognizes the future of advertising research by awarding the successes of the next generation of leaders. Maury Giles from Ipsos OTX was also presented with an Innovation Award certificate.
“I’m delighted to celebrate Leah, Jill and Ryan’s awards success and congratulate Maury and his certificate achievement,” says Jeff Cail, Chairman and CEO for Ipsos in the United States. “These great minds are true representatives of Ipsos in the forward-thinking, client-focused, innovation-driven culture we exhibit every single day. It is great that our industry colleagues recognize this as well. I congratulate them all.”
The ARF Great Mind Awards recognize and celebrate individuals who contribute to the excellence and advancement of advertising research. Established in 2006, the awards honor research innovation, rising research stars, outstanding ARF member contributions, quality in research, and lifetime achievement within the industry.
Now in its eighth year, the ARF Great Mind Awards continue to recognize notable individuals who have truly made a difference to the advertising research industry. Awards were presented at the ARF Great Mind Awards luncheon during Re:think 2013 on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
For more information about the 2013 ARF Great Mind Awards, visit: http://www.thearf.org/great-mind-13.php
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