PORT WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, March 12, 2015 – The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, has named Tim Bush Group President, North America, overseeing NPD commercial practice areas for 14 industries. Bush replaces Dennis Brown, who has been named Group Operating Officer, a new position supporting the company’s strategic growth initiatives.
As Group President, North America, Bush leads the commercial teams providing tracking, premium services, and business solutions across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. He will also play an integral role in NPD’s ongoing development of new solutions to address key marketing, sales, and strategic planning issues.
“NPD has established our reputation as the leading provider of market information in our industries,” said Bush. “I’m looking forward to building on that, forging new partnerships as we help clients understand what’s driving their markets, enabling them to identify opportunities, solve problems, and grow their businesses.”
Tim Bush joined NPD in 2000. Most recently, he was Group President for Asia and NPD’s Technology Analyst Business. Before that, he was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, and led NPD’s acquisition of DisplaySearch and Solarbuzz, which became the Technology Analyst Business. Before joining The NPD Group, he held executive positions at Nielsen, American Express, and Time Warner.
“This is a very exciting time for our business,” said Karyn Schoenbart, NPD President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are committed and moving aggressively to innovate in order to give our clients a winning advantage in a rapidly changing business environment. Tim is a dynamic leader who has played a key role in NPD’s growth so far, and we’re thrilled to have him in this new role as NPD continues to transform.”