The Week: People News - Telford lands Synovate UK

Synovate, the international market research company, has appointed Jill Telford as the chief executive of its UK operations.

Telford, who currently heads Synovate's Hong Kong office, will replace Michelle Norman, who is taking a break from the industry. Telford, who has held the position of Synovate chief executive for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea since last year, will take up the new post in January.