Paris, December 18, 2017 – The NPD Group, a global provider of information and advisory services, today announced Stanley Kee as managing director for the firm’s APAC business, effective January 2, 2018. He will be responsible for leading NPD’s business in China, Japan, South Korea and Australia.
In his new role, Stanley will be based out of Singapore and will report to NPD Group President for Europe and APAC, Gerhard Hausruckinger.
Stanley has 28 years of industry experience, including 17 years developing GfK’s business in Asia. Most recently, he was Commercial Director for APAC, and Managing Director for Southeast Asia at GfK. Prior to joining GfK in 2000, he held positions at Fujifilm Group, and Sakata Inx, Corp.
“Stanley brings a deep understanding of business development, sales, and team management to his new role,” said Hausruckinger. “His proven track record of driving business growth will be instrumental as we continue to transform our business through innovation and expansion.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining The NPD Group as Managing Director of its APAC business,” said Kee. “NPD has long been a leader in information and advisory services; I look forward to joining such a dedicated and accomplished team.”