SPINS Welcomes Brian Gillis as Executive Vice President Retail

Chicago – July 6, 2017 – SPINS®, the only source for consumer insights; digital applications for brands, consumers, and retailers; cross-channel retail analytics; health & wellness expertise; and industry-leading consulting services, announces Brian Gillis to lead its growing retail team to accelerate cutting-edge, data-driven products and services for North American retailers.

Gillis brings a long and proven history of helping retailers succeed with customer insight and shopper marketing. Most recently, Gillis led the Americas divisions of dunnhumby and later of Symphony EYC as EVP/GM, but his broad view of the CPG industry also includes experience in category management with Loblaw’s and marketing and sales with General Mills.

“SPINS’ Product Library and proprietary digital solutions are peerless sources of business intelligence for the health & wellness marketplace. For retailers, these will be the keys to success in a transforming omnichannel market,” said Gillis. “My team is prepared to help retailers maximize their customer experience and answer today’s consumer’s demand for transparency.”

“By way of Brian and his team, SPINS is setting a new standard for customer insight across SPINS’ participating retail partners,” said SPINS CEO, Tony Olson. “This team serves retailers as a superior resource, enabling retailers to not only understand their shoppers but engage them and deliver the valuable information that drives buying decisions in the ways shoppers want to receive it.”

SPINS is a passionate advocate of brands and retailers that promote healthy living. As the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting, and consulting services for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industry, its business offerings are helping retailers in this high growth area to connect people with the brands that they need and love. Learn more at www.spins.com.