Hall & Partners Promotes Soumya Roy, Ph.D. to CEO of New York

NEW YORK, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hall & Partners is delighted to announce the promotion of Soumya Roy, Ph.D. to CEO of New York. In his new role, Roy will work closely with some of the firm's biggest global brands, strategically supporting them in building strong and long-lasting relationships with their customers.

"The world of marketing and communications continues to be disrupted by digital technology," Roy said. "This calls for companies to put customers at the heart of every decision, whether strategic or tactical. At Hall & Partners, we believe every brand is truly unique; embracing the different ways in which people experience brands is central to everything we do."

Prior to joining Hall & Partners seven years ago, Roy was senior vice president at Lieberman Research Worldwide working with both consumer and health brands. Prior to that, he was global practice leader for customer loyalty at Research International. Roy has years of experience developing customer-centric systems at Fortune 500 companies including Anheuser-Busch, Agilent Technologies, Saks Fifth Avenue and GSK Bio. He's a well-known brand thought leader, having presented at global conferences held by The Economist, Cannes Lions, TMRE and PBIRG. He holds an MBA from University of Missouri and a Ph.D. from Temple University.

"Soumya has been instrumental in driving our U.S. business over the last few years to tremendous success. He has been an inspiration both to his clients and his colleagues, pursuing everything with energy and inventiveness," Hall & Partners Global CEO Vanella Jackson said. "He is an outstanding leader, and will be an integral part of our role in shaping brand futures through data and insight."

About Hall & Partners
Hall & Partners is a global strategic brand consultancy powered by data and insight. We are challengers in the research industry, questioning traditional thinking, pioneering the latest technology and leading with innovation. We support leading brands in creating commercially and emotional rewarding brand relationships. Hall & Partners is a part of the DAS Group of Companies. For more information, visit www.hallandpartners.com.

About the DAS Group of Companies
The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries. For more information, visit www.dasglobal.com.

Charlotte Lawrie
Global Head of Brand and Marketing
Hall & Partners
Bankside 2 100 Southwark St.
London SE1 0SW
+44(0)20 8618 2525
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