Mintel hires Pete Giannakopoulos, President of CPG Americas
Chicago (January 8, 2010)—Mintel International Group announces the appointment of Pete Giannakopoulos as President of Mintel Americas’ Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) business.
As President of Mintel CPG Americas, Pete Giannakopoulos will oversee the continued expansion of Mintel’s consumer and market research offerings, leveraging Mintel’s substantial global resources in the delivery of published and custom research to clients.
“With his strong background in publishing, sales and marketing, we know that Pete is going to be instrumental in Mintel’s continued growth in the coming years,” comments Jon Butcher, CEO of Mintel Americas. “The continued sales growth and expanding news presence of Mintel during the economic downturn has demonstrated how relevant Mintel’s insights are to marketers today.”
For the past 13 years, Pete Giannakopoulos has held senior management positions at business-to-business media companies, most notably Stagnito Communications. He has served North American and Latin American audiences in the food, beverage, packaging, health and beauty, pharmaceutical, green and agricultural industries. His experience spans print, electronic, social, event and custom media platforms.
“I am extremely excited to be joining this very talented team, and I believe that Mintel is well positioned to provide the kind of strategic thinking and actionable insights that our clients are seeking,” says Pete Giannakopoulos.
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