Harris Interactive announced the appointment of Stefan Schmelcher as
President, Global Loyalty Solutions which includes the U.S., Canada, UK, France and Germany along with Singapore and Hong Kong. He will have primary responsibility worldwide for developing and implementing the strategy and tactics for the Harris Interactive global loyalty practice. Schmelcher brings more than fifteen years experience in the U.S. and international market research industry and joins from TNS Infratest in Munich, Germany. He will be based in Munich and will report to George Terhanian, President of Global Solutions, New York, N.Y. Schmelcher is a native of Germany and holds degrees in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Augsburg, Germany. His appointment is effective March 3, 2009.