Schlesinger Group, a global data solutions and research technology company, has announced Chawntae Applegate’s appointment to Executive Vice President of Global Client Solutions, to support its growing global client base.
With a career spanning almost 30 years, Applegate’s extensive experience on the supplier side of the marketing research industry makes her a key member of Schlesinger’s executive management team and well placed to provide strategic leadership to its regional client solutions team across the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific countries. This move ensures not only that the company’s vision for growth is realized, but also that data solution needs are successfully met.
In this role, Applegate will focus on empowering global clients’ agility through access to respondents, platforms, products, and project execution support under one roof, on a global scale.
“We have been listening to our global clients about how they want to buy and interact with our services,” states Applegate. “By combining our leadership into a unified team, we offer more holistic capabilities and more consistency in service delivery. At the same time, we continue to harness our local expertise and multilingual relationships to support regionally differentiated needs to create a stellar experience for our clients.”
This initiative builds on Schlesinger’s portfolio of products, services, and platforms to bring more choice to the research process and provide access to diverse respondent groups.
Commenting on the announcement, Matt Campion, CRO added, “Chawntae’s expertise will strengthen our global presence and enable an elevated client experience and seamless access to our portfolio of solutions. We have some exciting new products launching this year, which will bring new potential for our clients, as tech-enabled solutions continue to be the cornerstone of our growth.”
Art oversees communications initiatives that promote and support the Insights Association’s various initiatives, including events and a multitude of member benefits and programs. With a team of experienced colleagues, Art manages the association’s website, publications, directories and social media. He assists with curation of content featured in events, webinars and in publications. Art has worked in communications for more than two decades. He began his career as a journalist, writing for newspapers and business magazines. Later, he moved into corporate communications. Art served as Director of Marketing at Hostcentric, Inc., a $60-million-dollar web services company, Manager of Communications & Publications at Bennington College in Vermont, Executive Director of Communications at Dowling College and from 2007-2016 served as VP, Communications for CASRO. He is a graduate of Siena College.