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BDI Research acquires ThinkPhar

A Customer Experience Management firm,, has launched out of Germany. The company’s co-founders, Christopher Morasch, Ted Osammor, and Ole Scharpe have deep backgrounds in market research and experience management. Watchout Medalia and Qualtrics! If is like Quantilope…you are going to have a problem.

Twitter Product Designer, Cathy Heng, released an article highlighting five things she has learned throughout her career. Lessons include knowing when to say goodbye, sharing and gaining visibility, getting a mentor, building relationships, and remembering to focus on what you want.

In today’s mergers and acquisitions, BDI Research, Schlesinger Group’s Spain brand, acquires ThinkPhar, a qualitative research consultancy specializing in healthcare.

Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, acquires Orb Intelligence, a digital business identity, and firmographic data provider.

In human capital news, Kantar appoints Chris Morley as the Managing Director of UK, Ireland, and the U.S.A, for the Worldpanel division; and Dom Boyd as the Managing Director of Offer for the UK Insights division.

Lara M. Oerter will now be serving as the Chief Operating Officer at Avenu Insights & Analytics. She previously served as the COO for PrecisionHawk and Senior Vice President with Blackboard.

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