CHICAGO, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- dunnhumby, the world's leading customer science company, today announced the hiring of Rob Christian to lead the company's business development in the U.S. Rob joins dunnhumby as the company continues to expand its global influence and service offerings to retailers. Christian, who is the former Senior Vice President of Symphony EYC North America, will help shape dunnhumby's planning, strategy and implementation as the Senior Vice President of Business Development.
With extensive experience in retail, Rob Christian is a recognized leader with a reputation for helping clients reach their full potential through the use of customer science. In addition to his experience with Symphony EYC, Rob held a longstanding role with IRI as Executive Vice President for over a decade where he was responsible for both client service and customer insight capabilities.
At dunnhumby, Rob will utilize his expertise in retail growth strategies and customer insights to drive innovation and positive business results for dunnhumby's clients. Rob will also help dunnhumby refine the go-to-market strategy for its wide portfolio of customer science capabilities. "dunnhumby is the gold standard for helping clients grow their businesses through the art and science of customer insight" said Rob Christian. "I'm excited to bring the most sophisticated portfolio of customer science practices to retailers. The synergistic results created from blending dunnhumby's offerings across technology, analysis, media and implementation far surpasses anything I have seen in the industry. dunnhumby products and services create loyalty as a sustained outcome for our clients vs. the temporary peaks and valleys inherent to approaches used by competitors."
"We are thrilled to welcome Rob to dunnhumby, a move that further demonstrates our growth in the U.S.," said Andy Hill, Managing Director North America. "The retail industry continues to evolve and recognize the importance of using data and science to delight customers and build long term loyalty. Rob will play an integral role in bringing these capabilities to retail leaders to help drive their growth."
dunnhumby is the world's leading customer science company. We analyze data and apply insights from nearly one billion shoppers across the globe to create personalized customer experiences in digital, mobile, and retail environments. Our strategic process, proprietary insights, and multichannel media capabilities build loyalty with customers to drive competitive advantage and sustained growth for clients. dunnhumby employs over 2,000 experts in offices throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas and works with a prestigious group of companies including Tesco, Monoprix, Raley's, Macy's, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and PepsiCo. Learn more at www.dunnhumby.com.
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