IWSR drinks market analyst has appointed Julie Harris as its new CEO, following former boss Mark Meek’s decision to step back from the role and take up a non-executive director position within the company. Harris joins from Comparison Technologies where she has been CEO since 2019.
Harris’s previous experience includes several CEO roles in various sectors, including WGSN, a fashion and retail industry trend forecasting company. IWSR’s database tracks consumption trends across more than 35,000 brands in over 160 countries. The company has over 200 blue-chip customers representing all the major market participants including producers, ingredient manufacturers, investment banks and consultancies.