Tuesday, January 31, 2012

QuestBack Expands Global Presence with New North American Headquarters

Leading European provider of Enterprise Feedback Management pursues growth opportunity in North America

Oslo, Norway – January 31, 2012 – QuestBack, a global leader in enterprise feedback management (EFM), customer experience management and social CRM solutions, today announced the opening of its North American headquarters. QuestBack is Europe's foremost supplier of feedback management solutions and is recognized by Forrester as a leader among market-insights-focused EFM vendors. As part of the company’s North American expansion strategy, the Bridgeport, Connecticut office will be the foundation for rapid growth across the region and help support the company’s more than 5,000 international customers.

“QuestBack has experienced extraordinary international growth, particularly as a growing number of companies search for ways to leverage feedback from customers and employees through social channels,” said Ivar Kroghrud,
chief executive officer. “We see a great opportunity for growth in North America and have already experienced demand from businesses across all sectors – from consumer goods to financial services – to help foster current relationships and reach new audiences. Our North American headquarters will enable us to capitalize on this demand and work even more closely with our current customer base.”

With more than 16 years of global management expertise in the market research industry, Suresh Subbiah, president of North American operations, is driving QuestBack’s market penetration in the region. As part of the expansion, Suresh plans to double QuestBack’s North American revenues in the next year. To help support this growth, the company is focused on building out its sales and marketing talent in the U.S. with experienced market research veterans. Recent hires include Jill Ransome as the head of U.S. Marketing and Todd F. White, Eric Bell and Gigi Hayden have joined QuestBack as directors of Insight Solutions.

Founded in 2000, QuestBack quickly established itself as one of the leading global EFM providers. To help clients improve business insight through social media channels, the company recently acquired social CRM provider Globalpark and launched QuestBack Social Connect. Additionally, QuestBack's web-based services for relationship development helps companies to improve their performance, enhance satisfaction amongst employees and customers, as well as heighten market expertise.


QuestBack is opening its official North American headquarters at 1000 Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport, CT. For more information please visit: http://www.questback.net/.

About QuestBack
QuestBack Group is Europe's leading Enterprise Feedback Management and one of the world's Top 5 vendors. QuestBack provides online survey solutions, panel solutions and social CRM solutions - web-based services for relationship development through the collection, analysis, and follow-up of business critical information. QuestBack's clients achieve better financial performance through increasing the satisfaction and loyalty among their customers and employees. QuestBack was founded in 2000 and has achieved double-digit growth ever since. The Company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with subsidiaries in seven countries and offices in a total of 17 countries, and serves over 5,000 customers across all sectors and industries, including Volvo, Ernst & Young, Coca-Cola, Microsoft and Bosch.

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The Forrester Wave™: EFM Vendors, Market Insights Platform Providers, Q3 2011, Forrester Research, Inc., September 27, 2011

Media Contact:
Cassie Smith
LEWIS PR
Phone: 617-226-8840
Email: QuestBack@lewispr.com

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