NEW YORK, October 20, 2011—Kantar Health, a leading healthcare-focused global consultancy and marketing insights company, is pleased to announce that Global CEO Lynnette Cooke has been honored with the 2011 R.R. Fordyce Award by the Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG). In honor of industry leader Richard “Dick” Fordyce, this award is given each year to a recipient who exemplifies the principles of excellence, innovation and integrity in pharmaceutical market research.
R.R. Fordyce Award recipients have made an outstanding contribution to healthcare market research. In addition, they must demonstrate an exemplary level of character, ethics and leadership in their professional and personal behavior, including their decision-making and mentoring activities.
“Being presented with the R.R. Fordyce Award is an incredible honor,” Ms. Cooke says. “I am humbled to be included in a group that has done so much for the betterment of market research.”
Throughout her career, Cooke has held senior positions in research and product management. In 2009, she led the creation of Kantar Health by uniting Consumer Health Sciences, MattsonJack, TNS Healthcare, Ziment and All Global.
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