uSamp Continues Global Expansion with Key Domestic and International Hires

uSamp a leader in providing targeted audiences for global consumer and business insights, has announced the addition of key sales team members to support expansion both domestically and internationally. These new hires will support key business units in the United States and Europe and play an integral role in building out a customer base in their individual regions.

Over the past year, uSamp has made strategic moves to continue the impressive company growth it has experienced over the last two years. The promotion of George Llorens as the head of global sales and the launch of uSamp Germany are two prime examples of the company’s dedication to expanding the uSamp brand internationally. These moves, along with uSamp’s continued dedication to innovation, have allowed the company to attract the brightest talent in insight delivery and market research.

“We are happy to announce the new additions to the uSamp team,” said Llorens. “As a company, we have always strived to foster innovation by bringing in the most talented and experienced individuals. We feel that these new additions to the team will help us develop new relationships across the globe.”


uSamp will be welcoming four new members to the company. Matt Fratturelli joins uSamp as assistant vice president of research solutions. Fratturelli comes to uSamp with over seven years of progressive sales experience at both Toluna and Greenfield Online. He has experience developing business and managing major accounts.

Carl Nielson joins uSamp as a director of research solutions and brings with him over eight years of sales and management experience. Prior to joining uSamp, Nielson was a sales director with One Point Group where he oversaw a team of account and support executives.

Richard Merrick joined uSamp as New Business Director in the UK, and brings with him over ten years of sales and management experience. Prior to joining uSamp, Merrick was a Sales Director with Exevo, and previously held senior sales positions with SSI, Toluna and Ciao.

Franck Pernez joins the company as the first sales director for uSamp France. He comes to uSamp after serving as a business development director at SSI. Prior to SSI, Pernez held various sales and business development roles with MetrixLab, Ciao, and Harris Interactive.


uSamp (, the fastest growing company in the Market Research Industry, is a premier provider of technology and survey respondents used to obtain consumer and business insights. uSamp’s leading- mobile technology and SaaS platform transform the way companies gain intelligence to make better, faster decisions about their products and services by tapping into uSamp’s 12 million member global panel of survey respondents. Through uSamp’s proprietary technologies for self-serve sampling and survey authoring, companies have on-demand access to millions of profiled survey respondents. uSamp is based in Los Angeles, with five offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. The company has more than 200 team members worldwide. uSamp was No. 213 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies and is recognized on the 2011 and 2012 Forbes’America’s Most Promising Companies list.


Juliet Niczewicz
The Hoffman Agency
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