Global information company NPD Group Inc., has hired John Bremer as senior vice president of the Research Science group. He will be based in Port Washington, N.Y., reporting to George Terhanian, group president and chief research and analytics officer.

As head of the Research Science group, Bremer will be charged with leading the team that designs, maintains, defends and enhances the methodologies behind the products at The NPD Group. “John brings with him sophisticated statistical skills, deep survey methodology expertise, business acumen and international management experience,” Terhanian said. “He will be a valuable addition to our leadership team as we introduce new approaches and techniques that keep NPD at the forefront of our industry and help our clients understand and address changes in consumer behavior and the retail landscape.”

Bremer most recently was group chief research and strategy officer for market research firm Toluna.