ESOMAR is delighted to announce the results of the election for the 2017/2018 ESOMAR Council term. Nominations were invited for the two-year term from January 2017 to December 2018, with ten Council vacancies to be filled: President, Vice President and 8 Council Members.
Welcome Vlora Basha Berisha, Kosovo
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Self –driven, highly motivated, impulsive.
Next to your ESOMAR representative position, what is your daily job?
I am a Managing Director at Kantar TNS Kosovo, and have been in this position since 2008. I am also a partner at IziSurvey where I mainly deal with big clients.
What do you like most about your job?
The space for creativity that research field offers in terms of methods applied to reach a specific objective has no limits and the use of research as a tool in various fields makes it very interesting and appealing.
What have you studied/ what is your back ground?
By Reg Baker
As our profession evolves into new practices, then so must our ICC/ESOMAR International Code on Market and Social Research. As the ICC/ESOMAR Code is of vital importance to our profession, all ESOMAR members can vote on it in a Referendum, which will be open until 31 October 2016. In this article, Reg Baker, who was part of the project team revising the ICC/ESOMAR Code, addresses one of concerns that came to light in the revision process.
Thus far, the newly revised version of the ICC/ESOMAR Code has been mostly well received by ESOMAR members with one notable exception: use of the word data subject in place of respondent. As one member queried, “What’s that all about?”
This is an election statement by Joaquim Bretcha, candidate for ESOMAR Council 2017-2018.