Ipsos announced the appointment of Kelly Beaver as the new chief executive of the UK and Ireland businesses. Kelly will succeed Ben Page on 15 November 2021 when he moves to the role of Ipsos CEO. Kelly has been with Ipsos MORI for over a decade, during which time she has established and grown businesses and fostered high performing cultures. Most recently she was Managing Director for Public Affairs in the UK and has led notable programmes including the REACT study tracking COVID-19 prevalence across England, public attitudes work ranging from the use of evidence, Brexit and vaccines, through to a key piece of work with the Royal Foundation on the importance of the Early Years. Prior to joining Ipsos, Kelly held roles across various consultancies including PwC and KPMG.