Campaign India Team
Feb 28, 2023

Ipsos appoints Karthik Kankanhalli; elevates Vincy Jathanna and Shailesh Tiwari

Kankanhalli moves from Blackbox Research. Jathanna was country service line leader, Observer and Tiwari was research director, Observer

From left: Vincy Jathanna , Karthik Kankanhalli and  Shailesh Tiwari
From left: Vincy Jathanna , Karthik Kankanhalli and Shailesh Tiwari
Ipsos India has announced the appointment of Karthik Kankanhalli as research director, observer. 
Kankanhalli will be responsible for driving business development for CX, channel performance (CHP), automotive and BFSI. He will report to Vivek Gupta, managing director, Ipsos.
Kankanhalli moves from Blackbox Research, where he was operations business partner. 
The agency has also elevated Vincy Jathanna and Shailesh Tiwari.
Jathanna is elevated as vice president - operations. He was country service line leader, Observer (Ipsos’ field and tab vertical). 
Jathanna will report to Haribabu Rajendran, managing director, Ipsos DSC, India. 
Tiwari is elevated as lead - Observer service line India. He was research director, Observer.
Haribabu Rajendran, managing director, Ipsos DSC India, said, “Ipsos Data Service Centre was set up in April 2022, in Thane, for offshore data services, to cater to the Ipsos global teams on production work started with Ipsos North America and Canada business. The centre in Thane, has now gone up to about 400 employees since its opening last year and the quantum of work has increased, and given the scale and the ambitious growth targets, Jathanna with his vast experience spanning two decades is best placed for this senior, critical role.”      
Amit Adarkar, CEO, Ipsos India, said, “India is a key priority market for Ipsos. And we are happy to harness the potential of our highly capable staff to step up in taking up new, challenging responsibilities for personal growth and leapfrogging and leveraging the business potential in our high growth market.”  
Kankanhalli has over 22 years of experience and has also worked with J.D. Power and Recruitment Firms. 
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