Strategic new hires will focus on expanding healthcare expertise and medical panel outreach

WARREN, NJ (March 12, 2015) – Lightspeed All Global, international healthcare data specialists, continues to expand its Business Development team with the addition of John Daly and Jacki Spear. With a reputation as a pioneer in developing unique data collection and superior survey design methods to support progressive healthcare research, Lightspeed All Global offers global professional and patient community solutions.

Following the appointment of David Bilicic in December 2014, Lightspeed All Global is evolving to support the next level of operational excellence. In their respective roles as Directors, Business Development, Daly and Spear will lead new client acquisitions efforts for the Americas region, as well as strategic business partnerships utilizing a powerful healthcare panel. Rounding out the Business Development team is Carie Jaconetta, Associate Director of Business Development, who will expand her responsibilities with the organization’s strategic accounts and focus on the tactical planning for the healthcare platform.

“Expanding our Business Development team is a prime example of Lightspeed All Global’s leadership in healthcare,” said David Shanker, Chief Executive Officer, The Americas. “John and Jacki empower our business to grow at the highest level and cultivate an enhanced environment for physicians, payers and patients.”

Prior to joining Lightspeed, Daly served as Sales Director of Manthan Services’ healthcare unit. He has extensive healthcare research expertise having previous roles with M3 Global Research, Wolters Kluwer Health and IMS Health. Additionally, he served in the US Army, Reserves and National Guard. Daly holds a Bachelor of Science from Thomas Edison State College.

Spear rejoins the organization from Schlesinger Associates where she gained valuable experience in the healthcare industry and qualitative research. Earlier in her career, Spear served in client development roles at Online Survey Solution, Harris Interactive and Taurus Marketing Research. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick.

Lightspeed All Global will showcase (Booth 7) at the Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG) Connect conference from March 15-17, 2015. For continuous updates throughout the show, follow Lightspeed All Global (@lightspeed-health) on Twitter. For a detailed list of future Lightspeed All Global events, visit

About Lightspeed All Global
Lightspeed All Global provides healthcare professional and patient community solutions, utilizing a powerful healthcare panel. With a long heritage as an innovator in healthcare research, Lightspeed All Global offers high quality healthcare research services for top global research companies and agencies across Europe, North and South America and Asia-Pacific. Employing a combination of research methodologies – qualitative and quantitative, online and traditional, Lightspeed All Global’s reach expands to more than 450,000 general practitioners and specialists worldwide.

Headquartered in New York and London, Lightspeed All Global is a brand of the Lightspeed Group and part of Kantar, the data investment management arm of WPP, the world leader in marketing communication services. For more information, visit

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