Peter is the President of Human Resources and has been with TNS since 2003. He is responsible for all of TNSí North American businesses in the U.S. and Canada, including Custom Research, Healthcare and Media Intelligence. He is primarily focused on building and maintaining a strategic HR function for the company that ensures acquisition and retention of the very best industry talent to serve client business needs, deliver consultative insight and customized research solutions. In 2006, TNS recruited for and hired over 200 North American positions under his charge.
Peter directs all strategic and tactical development and initiatives for the company's North American Recruitment, Learning & Organizational Development, Compensation & Benefits and Rewards & Recognition functions. Additionally, he holds executive responsibility for TNS' ongoing regional culture-building initiatives focused on employee satisfaction, workplace quality and retention. He serves on TNS' global HR executive team representing the interests of North American employees and ensuring understanding and adherence to TNSí corporate values and vision.
Peter joined TNS from Universal Music Group where he was SVP globally for HR, working across some 63 countries. Prior to that, he was VP of Organization Effectiveness for MTV Networks having been promoted from Director, Organization Development & Training. He has also worked for the Prudential Insurance Company and the New York Consulting Group. Peter has a broad generalist HR background, combined with considerable experience in change management and merger and integration activity.