August marked by two additions to Study Hall staff; consultancy adds Associate Research Consultant and Field Manager

Effective August 1, Study Hall announces the addition of two new staff members in the areas of Field Management and Research Consulting.

The company has added Raynard Richards as Field Manager. In this capacity, Mr. Richards will oversee all elements of fieldwork and will have primary responsibility for ensuring Study Hall’s rigorous standards for recruitment, facilities and budget management. Prior to joining Study Hall, Mr. Richard’s corporate experience was in retail business management, vendor/supplier relations, and strategic and corporate business partnership development.

Study Hall has also added Chris Edge as Associate Research Consultant. Mr. Edge will join the qualitative consulting team in providing the full-range of qualitative research services, and will also assume oversight and management for Study Hall’s proprietary online panel as well as management of a new business unit which the company will launch during Q4 2011. Prior to joining Study Hall, Mr. Edge managed fieldwork and consulting services at Adept Consumer Testing (Beverly Hills, CA), working with a range of Fortune 500 companies in categories as diverse as healthcare, automotive, packaged goods, restaurants and more.

Addressing both hires, Rob Iles (Managing Director – Study Hall) said: ‘We are extremely pleased to announce both these staff additions. Chris and Raynard both bring very strong skillsets to Study Hall, and will be instrumental in the continued growth of our company. We are currently on track for Study Hall to finish 2011 more than 13% ahead of revenue projections, and the addition of these two team members will absolutely make that a reality.’ He added ‘We hope clients will immediately challenge both new hires to provide the levels of intelligence, client service and overall project excellence that are hallmarks of any Study Hall engagement.’

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