Nathan Saville has joined CRNRSTONE, the research and data arm of Bastion, as general manager, responsible for driving innovation and growth for the business.
He has 20 years of experience in shaping agencies and building relationships in the market research industry.
Saville was most recently chief operating officer at Pollinate, where he led the design and implementation of processes within the agency, as well as account management with key clients of the business.
Prior to this, he worked in client management and operations roles at Kantar Consulting, The Leading Edge, and CRNRSTONE (formerly Stable Research).
Saville, who will be based in Sydney, said he was looking forward to joining the CRNRSTONE team as its new general manager. “Having worked agency-side for the better part of my 20-year market research career, helping clients and growing and developing teams is what I love to do, every day,” he said.
Jack Watts, Group CEO of Bastion welcomed Saville to the team and said: “CRNRSTONE has been a bedrock of the research community for almost 20 years, and with Nathan’s leadership and an engaged panel of over 100,000 Australian’s, I can’t wait to see where Nathan takes the business over the next few years.”
The new appointment comes after Bastion Reputation, the strategic communications, corporate affairs and issues management arm of the agency, welcomed the appointment of Katrina Shute as principal consultant leading its training and capability practice.
Shute has more than 20 years of experience in television, radio, and print media, and brings a wealth of expertise in media training, journalism, and audience engagement to this key role.
Over the past three years, Shute has transitioned from reporting to training, assisting clients nationwide in preparing for interviews and presentations.
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