Denis Gaucher - Managing Director Ad Intelligence Europe, Kantar Media, France

Denis Gaucher is the Managing Director of Kantar Media Ad Intelligence Europe.

He joined Kantar in 1994 as an IT project manager, after a two-year spell working in the Central African Republic as a university professor, and since then has been instrumental in the development of Kantar Media’s digital strategy.

He previously fulfilled the duties of Global CIO and can claim credit for the roll-out in France and internationally of platforms enabling online analysis and monitoring of AdExpress, Evaliant and Adscope media content. More recently, he oversaw the launch of a music monitoring activity, which reinforced Kantar Media leading position in the field of marketing information, analysis and studies.

In 2010, he led the process to merge the activities of creations, advertising expenditure and media planning, resulting in a single entity bringing together 250 people in France. In 2013, he took the helm of the Kantar Media Ad Intelligence activity in Europe.

He is the Director of InfoAdex in Spain and of Irep and Media Institute in France.

Denis is married with 3 children and is a keen sportsman (golf, football and skiing).