TNS builds up senior leadership team in APAC

TNS has made several new senior appointments across its Asia Pacific leadership team.

Currently managing director for TNS Singapore, Jon Foged will take on the role of regional managing director. His expanded remit will include TNS Malaysia. Foged has been with TNS for over 11 years and prior to TNS Singapore he has held senior roles with TNS in London and Melbourne.

Meanwhile, as Grace Liu, former MD of TNS Malaysia will take up a new position as CEO of TNS China. MC Lai will take on management of Malaysia as managing director. Having worked for TNS earlier in his career, Lai re-joined in 2013 and has grown the qualitative business significantly during this time, whilst also taking on a broader leadership role on key client accounts.

Chris Bonsi (pictured) has been appointed chief client and insights officer for TNS Asia Pacific. He responsible for ensuring that TNS teams deliver compelling insights to clients across the region and has held senior roles in JD Power and across TNS, most recently as CEO TNS Greater China.

Chris Riquier, CEO TNS Asia Pacific said, “These leaders have demonstrated their ability to deliver innovative approaches and build businesses that really serve the needs of our clients.”