This article only gives the coverage of what are the organizations listed and how they maintain their stability in the global market. These Top 10 Organizations account for about one-thirds of the world spend through commercial firms for research purposes.
VNU NV based in
Rob Ruijter, 54, is CFO and interim CEO of
TAYLOR NELSON SOFRES plc (TNS) in
David Lowden, 48, is chief executive of TNS. He earned a B.A. in Business Administration at
IMS Health Inc. (IMS) in Fairfield, Conn., was founded in 1954; acquired by Dun & Bradstreet Corp. in 1986, and became part of a separate public company, Cognizant Corp., in November 1996. In July 1998, IMS was spun off into a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
David Carlucci, 51, is chairman and CEO of IMS. He earned a B.A. in Political Science at the
GfK AG, a public company based in
Klaus L. Wübbenhorst, 50, is the CEO of GfK AG. He earned a Ph.D. from Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.
The Kantar Group (TKG), based in
Eric Salama, 45, is chairman and CEO of TKG. He earned an MSc at
These ranks are given in revenue sharing model and the growth rate of the organization for the past five years. The remaining list will be updated soon