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Euromonitor International Appoints New Chief Executive

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 01/20/14 -- Leading global market research firm Euromonitor International has announced the appointment of Tim Kitchin as Chief Executive, effective from January 20.

Tim has 20 years of international experience at Euromonitor, joining the company as an analyst in 1993 after leaving university. He quickly transitioned through the business, playing an integral role in the creation and development of Euromonitor's award winning flagship market research database Passport.

Trevor Fenwick and Robert Senior, the founders of Euromonitor International, will remain closely involved with the company as Executive Chairman and Founder, respectively.

"With nearly 1,000 employees in 12 global locations and our continued product and service expansion, we are now a significant company, a fact recognised by our recent prestigious PwC/HSBC UK Private Business of the Year Award," said Trevor Fenwick, Executive Chairman at Euromonitor. "With Tim in place as our Chief Executive, we will continue to build upon our considerable success and meet the needs of companies operating in global markets."

Tim will have oversight of the strategic direction of the business, focusing on developing a new management team and new product and corporate development opportunities. "I'm privileged to be given this opportunity and I'm really looking forward to the challenge of taking our already successful business to new heights," said Kitchin.

About Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International is the world's leading provider for global business intelligence and strategic market analysis. Established in 1972, we have more than 41 years of experience publishing international market reports, business reference books and online databases on consumer markets.

We deliver market research solutions to support strategic planning for today's increasingly international business environment. Our research offers in-depth market analysis on consumer goods and services industries worldwide, as well as economic, demographic and socio-economic data and insight on countries and consumers.

Euromonitor International is headquartered in London, with regional offices in Chicago, Singapore, Shanghai, Vilnius, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Dubai, Cape Town, Tokyo, Sydney and Bangalore, and has a network of over 800 research analysts worldwide.

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