NEWS17 July 2019

Maru/Matchbox hires Kantar’s Durante for pharma lead

Healthcare News North America

CANADA – Global insights firm Maru/Matchbox has appointed Rich Durante as managing director of pharmaceutical and medicines.

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Based in Boston, Durante (pictured) joins the company from Kantar where he was managing partner for the brand strategy group (formerly MaPS). He has more than 20 years’ experience in market research for pharmaceutical and other types of life sciences companies as well as working in public health research in academia.

Ged Parton, CEO of Maru Group, said: “Rich brings with him a wealth of experience in a range of industries, but his deep sector expertise in life sciences & healthcare are what will lead our clients to make informed, impactful business decisions that move people into action.”