Market research company YouGov has announced the appointment of Shalini Govil-Pai and Devesh Mishra as non‐executive directors with effect from 27 February. They will also join the nomination committee at the same time.
Based in the US, Govil-Pai is currently general manager and vice president of TV at Google and was previously senior director for technology solutions at YouTube. She has also been a technical director at Pixar.
Mishra joined Deliveroo in 2021 as chief product and technology officer. He based in the UK and spent 16 years at Amazon, most recently as vice president of global supply chain. Mishra also holds an advisory board role at Zero100, a community-based education and research platform.
Roger Parry, chair, said: “On behalf of the board, I am delighted to welcome Shalini and Devesh. Shalini’s technical and consumer expertise, and Devesh’s operational and engineering experience, both gained within the US and UK technology industries, will bring hugely valuable and relevant skills to YouGov as we progress into the next long-term strategic plan.”