November 24, 2023

Norstat appoints Marc Leimann as Managing Director for Norstat Germany


Norstat appoints Marc Leimann as Managing Director for Norstat Germany

Norstat, one of the leading data collectors for market research in Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Leimann as the new Managing Director for Norstat Germany, effective January 1st, 2024. He will succeed Sebastian Sorger, who has successfully led the growth of Norstat Germany over the past four years after implementing a change program, in addition to driving the market entry in Austria in 2021. Sebastian will head into a new role within the tech and business services industry.

Marc returns to Norstat, bringing with him a wealth of experience and a proven track record. He previously served as the Managing Director of Norstat Germany from 2015 to 2020, demonstrating his exceptional leadership skills during his tenure. Prior to rejoining Norstat, Marc held the position of Managing Director at ATP Autoteile, an e-commerce company specializing in automotive spare parts. Additionally, he served as the CEO of Talk Online Panel. Marc has spent many years in consulting, successfully building and managing digital companies across various industries such as travel, automotive, newsletter marketing, and publishing.

Quote from Pål Listuen, Regional Director, Norstat South: “Germany is one of our key growth markets at Norstat, offering significant opportunities as one of the largest worldwide markets for research. Sebastian Sorger has achieved excellent results as the Managing Director and we thank him for that and wish him good luck in his next role. We are confident that Marc’s industry background and experience will further strengthen Norstat’s position and ambition to be the foremost data collection provider for both quantitative and qualitative research in Germany. It is with great pleasure that we welcome Marc back to Norstat.

Quote from Marc Leimann: “I am truly excited about coming back to Norstat and taking the lead to develop and grow the company further. I look forward to getting to know our people and continuing to deliver high-quality data to our clients. The transformation of Norstat as a company and the clear vision to be the market-leading data collection provider in Europe have truly impressed me.”

Norstat looks forward to Marc’s leadership and believes that his strategic approach will contribute to achieving the company’s goal to become the leading data collection provider for market research in Europe.

For more information, please contact
Pål Listuen, Regional Director, Norstat South
+47 928 45 572
[email protected]
Graciella Garmann, Chief Commercial Officer
+47 406 39 944
[email protected]

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