Join the Dots appoints new business development manager

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Consumer insights agency Join the Dots has announced a number of appointments to its UK HQ in Manchester.

Vicki Kateley replaces Emma Kirk - who has relocated to the United States to become associate director - as business development manager. Kateley has previously worked for Millward Brown, Green Light and Discovery Research, predominantly as a qualitative specialist. 

Claire Powell joins as social intelligence manager, following previous positions as a social insights manager at 360i and brand strategist at True North. She will be responsible for developing and delivering social intelligence offer across all areas of the business.

CEO Quentin Ashby (above) said: “We've had a really good start to 2019 and there are no signs of things slowing. The wealth of knowledge, experience and talent we have attracted across the board demonstrates our commitment to understanding people and helping clients all over the world make better business decisions.

“On behalf of Join the Dots, I extend a very warm welcome to our new colleagues.”

Elsewhere, Natasha Trever joins the US office as research manager, while Kirk, who joined the business as a research manager in 2014, will support the head of North America, Jeff Haselum, across a range of accounts.