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Future Thinking appoints Jim Stevenson as Group CEO

Digital transformation expert will lead Future Thinking into international data intelligence markets

LONDON – 12th November 2018 – Data driven intelligence company Future Thinking has appointed Jim Stevenson as Group CEO. Stevenson has a proven track record with over 20 years’ experience in growing businesses through strategic realignment and transformation for the digital economy.

Prior to joining Future Thinking, Stevenson was CEO and founder of The Bletchley Group, which provides consultancy on agile digital transformation, its remit includes digital marketing and product development. It works with national and international corporations, including Bacardi Global Brands, The Guardian, M&S, Selfridges, News UK, BBC and RBS.

Mark Bezerra Speeks, Chairman of Future Thinking Group, said: “This is an exciting time in general for our industry, and specifically for Future Thinking as data driven intelligence is increasingly becoming the differential between success and failure. With this evolution comes opportunity, and we are delighted Jim has agreed to join us to spearhead the next stage of our growth.”

Commenting on his appointment, Stevenson said: “It’s great to join the Group at such a pivotal time in our industry. Future Thinking – strengthened by GemSeek’s expertise in data science and advanced analytics – has an outstanding heritage in market research. Through continued innovation, we are ideally placed to remain at the forefront of digital transformation within this industry.”

Stevenson takes on the mantle of Group CEO from Jon Priest, who stood down in July to join the main investor board as a Non-Executive Director.

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 Media contacts:
Bhavna Mistry, Velvet PR, 0208 996 1802; bhavna@velvetpr.biz
John Whittaker, Future Thinking: 01865 336 463 john.whittaker@futurethinking.com

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