Octopus Group appoints new board director

Octopus Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Angela Richmond as Managing Director of Loudhouse Research, part of the Octopus Group. Loudhouse specialises in delivery insight and content for clients in the B2B and Tech sectors.

Angela has held senior positions in a number of research agencies, and has a long track record of working with some of the biggest names in the technology sector, including Vodafone, Fujitsu, Microsoft, Sony and Hewlett-Packard.

She has also worked client-side, supporting Microsoft with forecasting and strategic analysis. She developed a model to measure the competitive threat from open source software around the world, helping them identify markets and platforms where the threat was expected to accelerate. Angela is also a highly-experienced focus group moderator, and has worked extensively in the US and the UK.

Jon Lonsdale, CEO of Octopus Group said “Angela is joining the team at an exciting time and we’re delighted to welcome her on board. Her strong background in delivering high quality research and strategic analysis for both B2B and technology brands will bring a wealth of experience to our clients.”