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Company spokespeople

OPP has a number of experts in occupational psychology who are able to speak to the press on a range of HR issues, including:

Betsy Kendall, VP, Global Programmes, Delivery and Content

Betsy has worked at OPP since its foundation in 1989, and over that time has run almost every function within the company. Betsy has run leadership interventions, team development processes, and assessment events across the world.

Areas she can comment on include:

  • Cultural traits – are some cultures more inclined to work in certain ways?
  • The generations at work – how do they work together? Can they work together?
  • Teams at work – how can they be made more effective?
  • Career development

John Hackston

John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership

John is a Chartered Psychologist with over 25 years of experience in helping clients to understand and use psychometric tests and questionnaires.

John's experience at OPP takes in roles in consultancy, training and in research, including the development of the European versions of the MBTI® Step II personality questionnaires. His current interests include new approaches to personality measurement and the assessment of people across cultures.



Company boilerplate

OPP is part of CPP – the Myers-Briggs® Company. We specialise in personality assessment, enabling people and organisations around the world to increase their effectiveness through the innovative application of psychological tools and techniques. Our market-leading psychometric instruments include the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® and provide high-impact results for personal development, such as teambuilding, leadership development, communication and conflict resolution.

With more than 25 years’ experience providing consultancy services and training programmes, our assessment tools and resources have transformed the businesses of thousands of organisations globally, including the majority of the FTSE 100.



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Past press releases

10 Nov 2016  CPP, Inc., Acquires UK-based OPP 
7 Jan 2016 Where can we find the UK's happiest employees?
13 Oct 2015
Business silos are damaging morale and wasting money
29 Jan 2015 OPP launches Emotional Judgement Inventory™ (EJI™)
18 Feb 2014 OPP announces unique online platform to support hiring decision
13 Aug 2013 Forever Jung: MBTI celebrates 70th anniversary
22 Jul 2013 OPP launches MBTI report for healthcare professionals
12 Jun 2013 Stressed out Britain: research by OPP uncovers our stress triggers and coping strategies
03 Apr 2013 Ernst & Young Academy of Business and OPP extend their strategic alliance in the CIS
07 Jan 2013 OPP announces topics for inclusion at the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology Conference


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