Andrew Livermore has been named senior vice president of product & client services strategy for Chicago-based Curion. Curion is a provider of consumer research and product sensory testing for both legacy and challenger brands in the food and beverage, personal care, fragrance and home care categories.

Livermore, an experienced leader of consumer, sensory, market and product research, has had global responsibility in the FMCG/CPG industry, focusing on product innovation. He has expertise with a wide variety of research and trend analytics tools, working with R&D and Marketing leaders to create new opportunities that align with business strategies.

At Curion, Livermore will lead the account management team with a focus on strategies for growth. He has been instrumental in launching new platforms such as eFIve™, designed specifically for emerging brands. He also helped to design Curion's Packaging Optimization Approach, a unique testing methodology specifically for packaging.

Prior to joining Curion, Livermore worked at Kellogg Company and served as their global director of product and consumer science. While there, he led a team of scientists and contractors to direct consumer, sensory science and shelf-life research. He worked with R&D and marketing to provide consumer and sensory insights with the mission to commercialize on-trend food products and packaging. Prior to that, Livermore served in global leadership roles at Edgewell Personal Care and Avon.