LONDON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Toluna, one of the world's leading online research panel and technology providers, have announced the appointment of Stephan Soine as the new Country Manager for Germany.
Stephan joins with a wealth of experience in the research industry, with a background of leading positions, most recently spending five and a half years in the position as Sales Director for Nielsen, Germany.
Soine states: "I am delighted to be joining one of Europe's most well established and renowned research providers. The team here is rapidly growing and I am thrilled to be taking on this challenge, working with some of the most knowledgeable and experienced people in the industry. "
As a global leader, Toluna currently enjoys a unique position in the panel vendor market. Its online community model is rolled out across all of its panels; this can be identified instantly by a quick glance at the site Toluna.com. Head quartered in Paris, Toluna serves the global research industry from its 17 offices across Europe, USA and Asia Pacific.
Frederic-Charles Petit, CEO and Founder of Toluna, commented, "We are pleased to welcome Stephan to the team, with the intention of solidifying our position as a market leader in Germany and driving our ambitious development plans in this region to achieve great success."
Further information on the management team can be found at: http://www.toluna-group.com/us/about-us/management-team/
Toluna is the world's leading independent online panel and survey technology provider to the global market research industry, with offices in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
Toluna enables organisations to generate valuable customer insight by combining its online market research panel and industry leading technology. Unlike other panel providers, Toluna has developed a unique online community approach to the management of its panels. Through the use of web 2.0-based technology it has created the world's first social voting community site toluna.com, focusing on maximising panellist engagement to offer increased survey responsiveness and data reliability to its clients.
Toluna provides the industry's leading online market research technology suite, enabling hundreds of market research organizations and agencies worldwide to create surveys, manage panels and build online communities. Toluna's products include PanelPortal™, AutomateSurvey™, BrandSpector™ and QuickSurveys™.
SOURCE Toluna plc