Council for Research Excellence Adds Members
The Council for Research Excellence has added eight new members to its independent research group.
The new members are:
Joseph Abbruzo, executive vice president, chief exploration officer, Havas Media
Kathleen Bohan, executive vice president, Local Research, Univision Communications Inc.
Buzz Knight, vice president, Program Development, Greater Media
Tony Marinaro, corporate director of Research, LIN Media
Andy Rainey, senior vice president and partner, Research, Radio Advertising Bureau
Stacey Schulman, executive vice president, Strategy, Analytics and Research, Katz Media Group
Howard Shimmel, senior vice president, Advertising Sales and Research, Turner Broadcasting
Susie Thomas, senior vice president and partner, Research, Universal McCann.
The Council for Research Excellence was created and is funded by Nielsen. According to a release, the CRE is dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of audience measurement methodology and comprises senior-level industry researchers representing advertisers, agencies, broadcast networks, cable, syndicators, local stations and industry associations.