Leadership

Aki Tomaru

Aki Tomaru

Chief Executive Officer

As the founding member and CEO of M3 USA—an M3 Inc. subsidiary—since its inception, Aki has been the driving force behind M3 Inc.’s ventures into digital healthcare platforms across the US and throughout Europe.

Under Aki’s leadership, M3, Inc. has expanded its reach into the US, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Sweden. In these countries, M3, Inc. delivers digital solutions for clinical research, market research, physician recruitment, pharmaceutical promotion and clinical decision-making and EHR support.

Aki regularly collaborates with various partners such as pharmaceutical companies, publishers, hospitals, CROs, and other solutions providers to improve the efficiencies and quality of the healthcare-related industries and to advance efforts towards progressive healthcare.

M3 Inc., is a publicly-traded company that is a global leader in healthcare solutions. Aki has served on M3, Inc.’s  Board of Directors since 2012. Prior to joining M3, Aki was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Tokyo and California. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Anton Richter

Anton Richter

CEO, M3 Global Research

Anton Richter is an industry veteran, with nearly 20 years’ healthcare market research experience.

He joined M3 in 2014, and during his tenure has held roles as sales director, managing director (UK Division) and now CEO, leading the organisation through a period of exponential growth. Elected to the board of EphMRA by his peers, he is an expert in global data collection, with a strong focus on customer experience, communication and quality.

He is passionate about driving initiatives to raise standards in the industry and improve healthcare market research, and has embedded these principles in the culture of M3, at every level of the organisation.

Anton has a BA in History and Politics from Southampton.

David Lieu

David Lieu

Executive Vice President

David joined M3 USA in 2014 as the Executive Vice President. As a member of the M3 USA executive team, David is responsible for corporate development and managing M3’s physician recruitment businesses in the US. David has played a key role in both acquiring new businesses as well as driving change in the newly acquired businesses to achieve growth and profitability goals.

Prior to joining M3, David led the strategy and corporate development team at Thomson Reuters Elite where he drove the acquisition of 4 software companies in the US and Europe. He was also instrumental in growing Elite’s business internationally and entering the China market where he helped to win 3 top reference accounts.

Earlier in his career, David worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co. in the Silicon Valley and The Boston Consulting Group in Asia. He holds a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Suzanne Judy

Suzanne Judy

CIO

Suzanne Judy joined M3 USA as the Chief Information Officer in November, 2022. As a member of the M3 USA executive team, Suzanne is responsible for all the US centralized IT systems in a shared services model for all M3 USA business units.

Suzanne has over 30 years of IT Leadership experience in a variety of different industries. Prior to joining M3, Suzanne led multiple high performing organizations that she built with a focus on customer service, communication and partnering with the business for positive outcomes. Her experience allows her to use strategy and partnerships to visualize the big picture and provide solutions that enable her customers to work more effectively and efficiently.

Suzanne attended Purdue University for both her degrees, a MBA as well as BA in Technical Writing.

Marina Lamitina

Marina Lamitina

Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

Marina Lamitina serves as Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer for M3 USA. As a member of global executive management since 2019, Marina’s focus is on leading a highly effective central services Human Resources team that supports organizational and employee needs in more than 20 countries, including US, UK, Germany, Sweden, India, and Australia. Marina is a results-driven leader with the exceptional ability to manage change and facilitate strong HR partnerships with M3 group’s CEO’s. She oversees the company’s compensation and benefits, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, global talent acquisition, engagement, learning and development, HR operations, and systems while driving the company’s efforts to become the best workplace in healthcare through recognizing and rewarding performance, creating professional growth opportunities and supporting employees’ work-life balance and well-being.

Over 30 years in strategic HR, Marina held progressive roles in Fortune 50 companies and provided consulting services in the pharmaceutical and medical industry, developing organizational strategies and policies to improve employee lifecycle. Marina received Bachelor’s degree in industrial and Organizational Psychology from Brooklyn College and MBA/MA in Human Resource Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.