NEWS29 April 2013

The Research Partnership expands US presence

North America People

UK — Healthcare market research and consultancy firm the Research Partnership has expanded its US operations, establishing offices in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

As a result, Christine Naegle and Birgit Eschmann have been appointed to run the company’s West Coast operations.

Naegle (pictured) heads up the LA office having previously been senior vice-president at GfK Healthcare while Eschmann will be running the office in San Francisco, also joins from GfK Healthcare where she was AVP, research & consulting.

Research Partnership director Claire Richardson, who joined the company in October 2012, heads up the Boston office.

Mary Assimakopoulos, Research Partnership founding director, said: “Our offices in Philadelphia, Boston, LA and San Francisco will allow us to fully service the US domestic and global market and continue to expand our growing customer base.”