Patricia Manos has been named vp of marketing and partnerships for Chicago-based Curion. Curion is a leading provider of consumer insights research and product testing for both global CPG's and challenger brands in the food & beverage, personal care, fragrance, and home care categories. Manos is an experienced executive with over 10 years of marketing and partnership building experience.

Manos will be responsible for identifying and building strategic partnerships as Curion builds out its Life Labs initiative, as well as lead and manage the Curion marketing team to increase business awareness and growth. Most recently, she worked at Scout Exchange and served as director of partnerships and alliances.