NEWS12 January 2012

GfK Healthcare appoints UK head of operations

People UK

UK— Ben Walton has been appointed head of UK operations for GfK Healthcare, joining the company from Adelphi International Research.

Walton (pictured) spent six years at his previous firm and rose to the position of client strategy development. Before his time there he worked as a brand manager at pharma company AstraZeneca.

In his new role he will be responsible for providing strategic support and guiding the firm’s development across the UK market.

David Mackenzie, the company’s group client lead, said: “Ben has an exceptional record of fostering significant, longstanding relationships with clients, having previously led the development of several Agency of Record agreements, and so I am confident his enthusiasm, fresh perspectives and experience will help us to build upon our longstanding reputation.”