Harris Interactive adds Jon Harding to lead the Custom Solutions Sales Team

Research industry veteran joins Harris Interactive as the organization looks to bolster its sales reach and account management for a growing client base

Nov 18, 2013, 09:50 ET from Harris Interactive

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: HPOL), a leading global market research firm, today announced that Jon Harding has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Custom Solutions Sales. Harding joins Harris from MROps where he led new account activity for their enterprise sales team. Jon is a research industry veteran with significant experience in building effective organizations and nurturing blue-chip clients, most notably serving as President of NFO USA and the TNS US – Client Service group.

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"Jon is an accomplished business leader and sales expert with years of experience in leading and motivating highly effective sales teams, engaging new client relationships and delivering go-to-market strategies that achieve results," said Al Angrisani, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Interactive. "We will greatly benefit from his experienced insight into effective sales programs and results focused management."

"Harris Interactive is well positioned in the industry and has a strong team. I am looking forward to helping bring progressively innovative solutions to our clients," said Harding. "Our intent is to drive a successful sales model that will help Harris in a way that is efficient, predictable and sustaining."

About Harris Interactive Harris Interactive is one of the world's leading market research firms, leveraging research, technology, and business acumen to transform relevant insight into actionable foresight. Known widely for The Harris Poll®, Harris offers proprietary solutions in the areas of market and customer insight, corporate brand and reputation strategy, and marketing, advertising, public relations and communications research across a wide range of industries. Additionally, Harris has a portfolio of multi-client offerings that complement our custom solutions while maximizing a client's research investment. Serving clients worldwide through our North American and European offices, Harris specializes in delivering research solutions that help our clients stay ahead of what's next. For more information, please visit www.harrisinteractive.com.

Contact: Michael T. Burns Investor Relations Harris Interactive Inc. 800-866-7655 x7328 mburns@harrisinteractive.com


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