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The Futures Company expands European reach with senior business development hire

17 March, 2011

Leading global foresight and futures consultancy, The Futures Company, announces the appointment of Deniz Erdem as European Business Development and Sales Director. This hire is part of The Futures Company’s expansion into the wider European market, and further solidifies the company’s growing global reach.

Said Will Galgey, Global CEO, “As we continue to focus on expanding the international footprint of our business, we are delighted that Deniz will be playing a key role in that effort.”

Deniz has a wealth of experience in business development on a global level. She joins The Futures Company this week from leading retail analyst firm, Planet Retail, where she spent 7 years as Business Development Director with primary responsibility for new business strategy development. She previously held sales roles at market research agency, Datamonitor, and financial analysis company, MCM, which is part of the Informa Group.
On joining The Futures Company, Deniz commented, “I am really looking forward to being at the forefront of The Futures Company’s European business drive. I believe that there is a lot of opportunity to build on The Futures Company’s expertise to add further value to our clients’ businesses and to strengthen our relationships with the world’s leading brands. I am thrilled to have joined such a well respected and dynamic team.”

For further information, please contact:
(UK) Jennifer Childs on +44 (0)20 7955 1824 or email

(US) Emily Parenti on +1 919 932 8626 or email 
About The Futures Company
The Futures Company is the leading global foresight and futures consultancy, formed in 2008 from the coming together of The Henley Centre, HeadlightVision and Yankelovich. Through a combination of syndicated insight services and bespoke research and consultancy, we create commercial advantage for our clients by helping them to take control of their futures. By exploring the future needs, motivations and behaviors of consumers, and the broader dynamics shaping the marketplace, we unlock the future of consumers, brands, categories and companies.

The Futures Company is a Kantar company within WPP with teams in the UK, US, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and India.
Follow The Futures Company on Twitter @FuturesCo.

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