LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radius Global Market Research (Radius GMR), a leading global market research firm, expands operations in the Middle East and Africa by opening an office in Dubai. Research Director Nitin Ladva who has overseen the growing regional practice since joining the firm in 2011 will lead the team.
"The Middle East is one of the fastest growing market research markets in the world," says Michael Fodor, Managing Director of London-based Radius EMEA. "Our clients are increasingly looking to establish and increase their presence in the region, and we're expanding our team and offerings to best meet those needs."
Nitin Ladva is a true internationalist having spent considerable time living and working in both the Middle East and APAC. He leverages more than 20 years of market research experience and a wide range of skills including project management, concept and product development, marketing and communications, customer satisfaction, retail and distribution and all aspects of qualitative and quantitative research. He has worked in many highly competitive sectors including FMCG, telecoms, banking, leisure, hospitality and retail.
"The Middle East and Africa are regions that continue to grow in importance among marketers," says Ladva. "A superior level of senior team involvement is central to Radius GMR's approach to helping clients optimize activities in new markets. Having a dedicated experienced team in Dubai will allow us to deliver specific strategies that will drive business results."
Key to the Dubai-based team is Vishal Vasavada who joins Radius GMR as Senior Project Director and will be responsible for day-to-day operations and business development. Vasavada brings over a decade of market research and planning experience. He earned an MBA from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
About Radius Global Market Research
Radius Global Market Research (www.radius-global.com) is one of the largest independent custom market research companies. For more than 50 years, the business has partnered with leading global marketers to develop insights-based strategies that drive brand performance. A superior level of senior team involvement is the hallmark of Radius GMR's approach. Radius GMR is based in New York. Global operations include London-based Radius EMEA and Radius Asia in Beijing, China.
SOURCE Radius Global Market Research