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GfK SE provides various market research services. The company offers advertising and communication planning solutions, including identifying the right consumer segments, analyzing the market opportunities, evaluating channel performance, optimizing advertising and messaging, and monitoring the effectiveness of advertising and communications; and solutions for optimizing channel mix and categories, such as channel trends, channel strategy, shopper path to purchase, in-store experience, online experience, and mobile and user experience. Its market insights and growth opportunities solutions comprise tracking and analyzing the trends within consumer segments, retail, technology, and products markets; providing market insights; identifying the main customer segments for each trend; and developing strategic plans. The company also offers product design and optimization comprising identifies the gaps in the market, design, and test concepts in line with target audience, as well as optimizes product positioning; and brand value optimization solutions through exploration of areas, such as brand trends, brand potential and positioning, building and maintaining brand value, and brand relationship tracking. In addition, it provides customer experience and loyalty solutions in the areas of customer segmentation, customer experience planning, and customer loyalty and satisfaction; and develops price plans by providing insights in the areas, such as trends and price influences, price planning, and SKU price monitoring and optimization. GfK SE serves automotive, consumer goods, fashion and lifestyle, financial services, health, media and entertainment, public services, retail, technology, and travel and tourism industries in Europe, the Middle East, Turkey, Africa, North America, Latin America, Asia, and the Pacific region. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany.

13,203 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/13/14
Founded in 1934

gfk se (GFK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Managem...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.2M
Chief Financial Officer, Human Resources Dire...
Total Annual Compensation: €753.0K
Chief Operating Officer of Consumer Choices S...
Total Annual Compensation: €832.0K
Chief Operating Officer of Consumer Experienc...
Total Annual Compensation: €727.0K
Co-Chief Operating Officer of Custom Research
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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

gfk se (GFK) Key Developments

GfK to Appoints Christian Diedrich as Chief Financial Officer

The Supervisory Board of GfK SE has appointed Christian Diedrich, 56, as Chief Financial Officer. His appointment will become effective on October 15, 2014. Christian Diedrich will succeed Pamela Knapp, who requested to end her employment contract with GfK SE before the end of her term for personal reasons. Knapp will hand over to Diedrich in October in order to allow for a seamless transition. Christian Diedrich, age 56, holds degrees in engineering and international management and has worked in the fields of finance and strategy since he joined IBM in 1984. He currently serves as Vice President International Corporate Development at IBM based in Shanghai, China, being responsible for M&A activities of IBM outside of the US. During his various senior roles in finance, strategy and M&A, he worked and lived in Europe, the U.S and Asia. His more recent roles include CFO for IBM Northeast Europe and CFO at IBM Germany.

GfK SE, H1 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 13, 2014

GfK SE, H1 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 13, 2014

GfK Reports Sales Results for the First Half of 2014; Provides Sales Guidance for the Year 2014

GfK reported sales results for the first half of 2014. For the period, the company achieved sales of around EUR 698 million. For the year, the management board is anticipating annual sales to be at the prior year level of EUR 1,495 million or slightly lower and is not expecting any organic growth. The new target is now between negative of 1.5% and 0% organic sales growth.


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