Our team

Our team

The power of TNS lies in our friendly team of real professionals. Using long-term successful experience in the industry, our experts’ high professionalism and all benefits of coordinated teamwork we provide our clients with actionable insights and precise research data to boost the growth of their business.

At the moment there are 500 full-time employees of various professions at TNS Russia and more than 1,000 freelancers engaged in conducting various surveys.

All TNS researchers have industry-specific education, relevant work experience and possess Russian and international research practices. Interviewers and supervisors attend regular compulsory trainings. Project managers and research managers have the opportunity to take part in TNS international educational programs.

TNS Russia also has a strong team of software developers, system architects, analysts, specialists in data processing and analysis, IT-managers and professionals in such areas as finance, administration, HR, marketing, law and many others.

Effective teamwork is one of our keys to providing high quality services.

The company’s management

TNS Russia senior managers are the leaders of the company, who were among pioneers of Russian research market and founders of TNS business in Russia.

Vladimir Grodsky, President of TNS Russia

Graduated from Moscow Institute of Management (Academy of Management), department of economical cybernetics.

Has worked in research business since 1988. In 1994 in cooperation with Ruslan Tagiev and with joint-stock participation of Finnish holding MDC Suomen Gallup founded Gallup Media, an ancestor of TNS Russia in its present state. The newly founded company then started to measure the audience of Russian media. Vladimir then became CEO of the company and subsequently – a CEO of TNS group of companies. Under his management the company took the leading position on the Russian research market. Since 2008 Vladimir has held a post of the President of TNS Russia group of companies.

Ruslan Tagiev, CEO, TNS Russia

Graduated from Tsiolkovsky Russian State Technological University (‘MATI’) in 1995. Has worked in the field of media since 1992. One of the founders of Gallup Media, which became a starting point for creation of TNS Russia in its present status. Since the establishment of the company Ruslan has run strategic development of media projects. In 2002 Ruslan also became a CEO of TNS Media Intelligence (former TNS Gallup AdFact) – part of TNS Russia responsible for advertising and media monitoring. In 2008 Ruslan became a CEO of the whole group of companies under TNS Russia brand.

In 2001 Ruslan became a winner of ‘Media Manager of Russia’ awarded in a nomination ‘For special contribution into development of media business in Russia’. In 2013 Ruslan Tagiev was included into a rating of top managers in the field of professional services, published and compiled by the association of managers in cooperation with 'Kommersant' Publishing House.

Evgeny Popov, Director of Custom business division at TNS Russia

Graduated from Moscow State Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automation majoring in ‘Applied Mathematics’. Has more than 20 years of experience in market research.

Starting from 1994 Evgeny has worked in the company MIC, which became part of TNS Russia group of companies in 2001. Evgeny currently takes a post of Director of custom research division within TNS Russia and is responsible for strategic and operational management of this sector of business.

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