M3 Global Research Rings in New Year with Nine Strategic Hires – Adds Satellite Office

January 9, 2014

Signals Ongoing Global Expansion in UK and US

(London, UK, January 9th, 2014) M3 Global Research (research.m3.com), a part of the M3 Group, and a market leader with the first ISO Certified Research Panel in Europe as well as ISO certification in the US, announced key hires in the UK and US, today. Further, to support its growing employee base, a new M3 office was added in Rochester, New York, US, an area known for a pool of top market research talent.

“This is an exciting time for M3 Global Research,” comments M3 Europe Managing Director Paul Williams. “We are expanding fast, while much of the industry is contracting. Nine experts have been recruited to our team, five in the UK and four in the US. We are thrilled to add these talented individuals to help drive our continued success and global growth trajectory.”

London Hires:
In the business development area, industry veteran Anton Richter joins the M3 London office after 13 years at a major healthcare fieldwork company. Mr. Richter was previously with industry pioneer Ronin and brings nearly 15 years of healthcare research experience to his new position at M3.

Amanda Lancaster joins the M3 sales team as an Account Manager. Ms. Lancaster recently came from global healthcare consultancy ZS Associates.

The London project management team has been bolstered with three additional industry professionals: Isabel de Carvalho, Jessica Turner and Alexandra Szpilska.

Isabel de Carvalho is fluent in three languages, communication skills that will help extend the M3 global reach. In addition, Ms. de Carvalho holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and has previously been a part of the P/S/L, Lightspeed and WorldOne organizations.

Jessica Turner has extensive market research experience and joins the qualitative team at M3. Ms. Turner previously worked for 7 years as the resources coordinator for WorldOne.

Alexandra Szpilska joins as a project manager in the quickly expanding qualitative area, building on her vast experience acquired through her roles at Added Value and Synovate Healthcare.

US Hires:
Adams Lazaro brings over 15 years of market research experience to his programmer position at M3. Mr. Lazaro previously managed the graphics and programming teams at Radius Market Research for over 7 years.

Jon Karnisky comes to M3 with nearly 20 years of quantitative market research experience. Mr. Karnisky recently came from Harris Interactive where he held programmer and project manager positions.

Jennifer Shoots has been working in the industry for 15 years in both quantitative and qualitative research. Ms. Shoots most recently worked as a research manager at Harris Interactive.

Sarah Longacre joins M3 Global Research with over 5 years of market research experience with a core specialty in qualitative account management.  Previously, Ms. Longacre held several positions at Schlesinger Associates, including senior project manager.

About M3 Group 
The M3 Group operates in the US, Asia, and Europe with over 2.5 million physician members globally via its physician websites such aswww.m3.com, www.mdlinx.com, research.m3.com, www.doctors.net.ukand www.medigate.net. M3 Inc. is a publicly traded company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (jp:2413) with subsidiaries in major markets including USA, UK, Japan, S. Korea, and China. M3 Group provides services to healthcare and the life science industry. In addition to market research, these services include medical education, ethical drug promotion, clinical development, job recruitment, and clinic appointment services. M3 has offices in Tokyo, Washington D.C., Fort Washington, PA, Oxford, London, and Seoul.

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