group shot 3Leeds-based market research company, ResearchBods has hired three new project managers as well as promoting two current members of staff.

Tristan Varley joins as senior project manager while Stephen Palmer and Tiphaine Meslard-Hayot join as project managers.

Andrew Smith, who has been with the company since May 2012 has been promoted to senior project manager while Marcus Silversides has been promoted to Operations Director.

Varley previously worked at Teamsearch for more nine years and is responsible for managing and scripting more complex online surveys and managing a number of key clients.

Palmer also joins from Teamsearch with his main focus being to script surveys, run and manage fieldwork as well as data processing. 
Meslard-Hayot previously worked in Avignon, France, as a research analyst for the wine industry. Her role will be to design and script surveys and deliver final data to the client.
Director, Jonathan Clough said he was excited about where ResearchBods is heading in 2014.

“These new appointments so early on in the year will help us to strengthen our offerings to our clients. Our three new recruits bring a wealth of experience and new skills to the team that will provide added benefits to accounts across the company.
“We also strongly believe in promoting from within and took the decision to promote Andrew after his hard work and dedication over the last eighteen months. The same can be said of Marcus who has proven himself as an efficient Operations Manager; who has helped to triple the size of the team since joining ResearchBods. Both these promotions are tribute to the hard work both men have put into helping grow the company.”