SIS International Research announced the appointment of Michael Stanat as managing director of its Los Angeles and West Coast region.

Michael Stanat will be responsible for project operations, client servicing, corporate development and other activities in the region. Its offices in central Los Angeles include the capability to conduct focus groups and in-depth interviews.

The new post follows Stanat’s global posts in the company’s Shanghai and New York offices since 2007.  In that time, he played a crucial role in corporate and client development between London, Shanghai and New York. At SIS, his project experience range from large-scale multicity research projects to in-depth strategic assessments and consulting engagements.

Prior to joining SIS in 2007, Michael Stanat previously worked in project operations at market research firms in Dubai and Shanghai.

He is a commentator on Global Millennial issues, technology, the China Market and emerging markets, and has been featured by Reuters, Associated Press, MSNBC, Bloomberg Forum, Entrepreneur, NPR, China Daily, CBS (News, MoneyWatch & 1070LA), Fox Business, Huffington Post, Crain’s NY, Voice of America, People’s Daily (China), WNYC, Globe & Mail Canada, RT TV, Miami Herald, Global Times (China), amNY, BusinessInsider, NY Enterprise Report, eCommerce Times, Tech News World and Mac News World.

He has been published in ESOMAR’s Research World Magazine, AmChamber Shanghai’s Insight Magazine, MRA’s Alert Magazine, QRCA’s Views Magazine, AIMRI’s Synergy and SCIP’s Insight Magazine.

Federica Sacchi Managing Director of SIS Europe & EMEA says, “I am pleased to hear the news about the Los Angeles office and Michael’s posting.  He is an experienced research professional, and we look forward to our offices to build value for our European and global clients.”

Stanat said about the posting, “Los Angeles is a great city and I am excited.  It allows us to provide enhanced value to our clients worldwide. Between New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, London, Berlin and our other locations around the world, this rounds out our global growth pipeline network.”

About SIS International Research Inc

SIS International Research is a leading global Market Research & Market Intelligence firm providing comprehensive research services and strategic analysis of information. SIS has served many of the world’s largest and most influential companies, serving over 70% of the Fortune 500. Founded in 1984, SIS offers many other innovative products and services for our client’s decision-making. Our company conducts Market Research, Business Intelligence and Corporate Intelligence for over 50 industries in over 120 countries.  The company has key offices in New York, London and Shanghai.

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