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News Title: Ex-Cegedim Strategic Data Director joins The Research Partnership
News Topic: New appointment
Date: 2011-Sep-09

Global pharma market research specialist The Research Partnership has appointed Richard Head as Director, in order to support the company’s ambitious plans for future growth. Based at the company’s London Headquarters, Richard has been tasked with further developing European business and with servicing existing clients, working within the EU team, led by Angela Duffy, Senior Director. He joins a team of 13 international Directors and 70 researchers.  

Previously a Director at Cegedim Strategic Data, Richard Head brings with him a wealth of pharma experience, having led a team which significantly increased sales in his area of responsibility and conducted large multi-national projects for domestic and global pharma clients. Richard has experience of both qualitative and quantitative studies, having managed longitudinal patient data studies, large quantitative tracking studies as well as bespoke qualitative research projects. Richard is also strong in data analysis, having used cluster analysis, factor analysis and secondary data to support research findings.

Richard is an active member of EphMRA (European Pharmaceutical Market Research Association), ESOMAR (European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research) and the BHBIA (British Healthcare Business Intelligence Association) and he contributed to the BHBIA’s Adverse Event Reporting Task Force.

Commenting on his appointment, Mark Jeffery, Founding Director said, “We are delighted that Richard has joined the company. He is an enthusiastic and proactive individual, who is constantly generating new business ideas and challenging the status quo. As we continue to grow our European business, we need talented individuals like Richard who can support our existing business and continually look at ways to develop and deliver new services. I think Richard will make a very positive contribution to our EU team and very much look forward to working with him.”

Richard has an MA in Engineering Science from Oxford University and an MBA (with a focus on Marketing) from Drexel University.


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