Recent staffing additions expand RG+A’s client service, sales, and marketing science functions
New Hope, PA (22 MAY 2018) – RG+A, a leading healthcare marketing research and consulting firm, announces the addition of four new team members to support its 2018 growth strategy.
Kim Kurtin has joined RG+A as a vice president for client development. Kim will lead client relationship management and expand sales efforts within key RG+A accounts. Kim brings over 25 years of experience in market research and has successfully acted as a trusted partner to many Fortune 500 companies. Her experience spans several major industries, including healthcare, financial services and consumer-focused industries, such as CPG, hospitality, and retail. Prior to joining RG+A, Kim spent most of her career at ORC International and, most recently, M/A/R/C Research. Since 2012, Kim has served as a key account relationship manager where she established and managed high-value, key account relationships with clients. In this integral role, she successfully helped clients address their business objectives through quantitative and qualitative primary market research.
RG+A has selected Julie DiPopolo, PhD as an associate methodologist in the company’s marketing sciences group. In this role, Julie leverages her background in patient-based research and advanced analytics to ensure the accuracy of design and analysis, with emphasis on RG+A’s proprietary modeling, forecasting, and simulation techniques. Prior to joining RG+A, Julie worked at Nielsen where she managed a team of statisticians that supported patient case project work and other pharmaceutical custom primary market research studies.
RG+A expands its presence to the West coast with the re-hire of Ali Spiro as a principal within RG+A’s client service group. In this role, Ali is responsible for the direction of all phases of RG+A’s biopharma engagements. Ali began her pharmaceutical market research and consulting career at RG+A in 2011, achieving the position of research manager before seeking additional experience as a senior consultant at C Space. Ali will be based out of the greater Los Angeles, CA area.
Finally, Robert (RJ) Bell has joined RG+A’s client service group as a consultant. In this role, Robert is responsible for project management on engagements that provide strategic insight and value for clients. RJ has several years of experience in the industry across numerous verticals, including consumer goods, retail, and quick-serve restaurants. He joins RG+A from Ipsos.
“RG+A’s employees are our greatest asset,” said company President, CEO and Founder Roger Green. “Filling these crucial roles with individuals who exude this type of excellence is instrumental to RG+A’s continued innovation and growth. I am looking forward to seeing how far the company will go with such a talented, dedicated and cohesive team.”
RG+A will continue to grow its team throughout 2018 and is actively recruiting to fill several newly created positions at all levels across the company.
RG+A is a marketing research and business intelligence consultancy based in New Hope, PA. With nearly 25 years of proven experience applying unique and creative methods to solve complex problems, RG+A has earned a reputation as an innovator in primary research and consulting for the healthcare industry, advising pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies on pricing, market valuation, and strategy formulation.
For more information on RG+A, please visit us at www.thinkRGA.com.
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