- Also recognized as a global ‘ Insights250 Winner’
ESOMAR, the global voice of the data, research and insights community, recognised Director/ Head of Kantar, Sri Lanka – Himalee Madurasinghe with the award for ‘Outstanding Country Representative’ at the recently held 75th ESOMAR Congress 2022, in Toronto, Canada. Madurasinghe received the award for her exceptional contribution towards the market research industry and leadership provided to uplift market research in Sri Lanka whilst making a lasting positive impact, especially in turbulent conditions.
ESOMAR Congress 2022 – the annual conference and awards ceremony for ESOMAR Global, celebrated leaders and innovators in the insights and analytics community, recognising exceptional members across several key categories including best papers, presentations and exhibitors at Congress, plus best young researchers, most effective research projects and others.
Commenting on the recently concluded event, Chief Finance & Operations Officer, ESOMAR – Marie-Agnes Mourot de Lathyle, noted “There is amazing work happening in the insights space today, and our award programs shine a spotlight on the research projects, people and organizations that are making an impact. Those honored in this year’s program represent outstanding achievement and excellence in contributing to our industry.”
Accepting the award, Director/ Head of Kantar, Sri Lanka – Himalee Madurasinghe stated: “I am truly honoured to receive this recognition and consider it a landmark in my journey. My passion has always been to promote and elevate market research and thereby adding value to people’s lives. In these trying times, our clients need our services more than ever before to make informed decisions. Thank you ESOMAR for giving me this opportunity to be a bridge between the industry and the rest of the world and support our clients to move forward with resilience. I would like to dedicate this to all who have supported me in this journey over the years.”
Himalee was also recognized as an ‘Insights250 Winner’. The Insight250 awards celebrate worldwide leaders, innovators, visionaries and pioneers in market research , data driven marketing, and insights industries from 46 nations spanning six continents. These individuals are selected from the academic, enterprise, agency, technology, consulting, and media realms and are focused on elevating and enhancing market research, enterprise intelligence, and data-driven marketing.
Himalee Madurasinghe is also the current Chairperson, a past President, and the Founder Secretary of the Market Research Society of Sri Lanka (MRSSL).