Market research agency Join the Dots has added Andy Cumming and Sally Lewis to its senior team.

Cumming joins the Manchester-based company as research director, where he will be focusing on servicing client accounts and mentoring junior staff.

Previously, Cumming was a founding director of Curiosity Research in Liverpool and has also had spells at More Than and Royal & Sun Alliance. He is a former chair of the General Insurance Market Research Association.

Sally LLewis (pictured left) will be a senior research manager, a role that incorporates methodology innovation, video research and design-influenced insights.

She also joins from Curiosity Research, and before that headed the insight and innovation team at Keep Britain Tidy.

Both will be reporting to Adele Mann, research operations director, who said: “We are really excited to be able to expand our research teams in 2013. It’s going to be a big year for us and we are confident that by recruiting staff of the calibre of Andy and Sally, we will be able to achieve our goals of exceeding client demands while moving our offer forward.”