The Leading Edge Appoints First APAC Chief

The Leading Edge Appoints First APAC Chief
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Enero’s strategy consultancy, The Leading Edge (TLE), has announced the appointment of Gillian O’Sullivan as its first CEO for the Asia-Pacific region.

O’Sullivan (pictured above) joins TLE from Ipsos, where she has been the managing director of marketing in Australia and New Zealand for the last eight years.

The newly created APAC chief executive role is part of TLE’s expansion into the Asian market as part of a global focus to provide for clients, and their various offices, across the world.

Lee Naylor, managing partner for TLE in the Asia Pacific, said: “I’ve worked with Gillian previously and I’m excited about her coming to join us. She brings some fantastic skills to the business.

“This is great opportunity for us to continue to expand our Asia Pacific horizons with our clients.”

Enero CEO Matt Melhuish said: “I am delighted to welcome Gillian to Enero. She is a class act – smart, experienced and loves solving problems, with a wealth of knowledge in this area.

“Gillian is a dynamic bundle of energy and a great developer of people, all of which will make her a great cultural fit for our group and a great APAC CEO for The Leading Edge.”

Matt Melhuish, Lee Naylor and Gillian OSullivan

Matt Melhuish, Lee Naylor and Gillian O’Sullivan

Commenting on her new role, O’Sullivan said: “I’m excited to be joining a business that is focused on a global model of delivering insight-led strategic advice.

“When The Leading Edge was first created, they were pioneers in research. Now they are leaders in combined research and strategy. There is so much potential for growth as witnessed by recent client wins.”

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