Independent research and consulting firm, the Brooker Group has announced the appointment of Brian Cahill as its new CEO. The Bangkok-based firm specializes in market research, policy research, sector reports, financial and news subscription services for Thailand, and business consulting in the ASEAN markets.

Cahill, former senior vice president of McCannErickson Asia Pacific, brings with him more than 35 years of management experience in global marketing, advertising, consulting and business services. Previously, he founded AECasia Inc and Siam Gold Biz Group in Thailand and held various positions such as president of W.B. Doner Advertising and president and CEO of Catalina Coupons.

"I'm looking forward to this opportunity and the exciting challenges inherent with the position," says Cahill. "The Brooker Group is well positioned for future growth, and our aim will be to focus on building the core business units and enhancing the market-leading products and services we deliver to clients."