Helen Parfitt joins the company as Commercial Director while Grant Irwin joins as VP and Head of Sales.

Helen joins from IMS Health, where she was the global Director for Core Data Assets and gained extensive product development experience.  Helen has excellent first-hand knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry where she worked for 13 years for both Schering Plough (now MSD) and GSK in sales, training and marketing roles. Her principle focus for M3 Europe will be product development and strategic partnerships.

Grant comes to M3 Europe after 15 years of experience as a vendor to the Life Science industry at companies including IMS Health and Agnitio. In that time he has collaborated with all of the top 20 Life Science companies on both a regional and global basis, to deliver solutions ranging from business information and digital software platforms, to management consulting and outsourcing.

The appointments are the latest move in M3 Group's aggressive growth strategy. The healthcare technology company currently reaches over 2.5 million registered physicians around the world and recently launched m3medical.com, an online medical community for European healthcare professionals to strengthen their offering on the continent.

Tim Ringrose, CEO of M3 Europe, said: "I am pleased and excited to welcome both Grant and Helen to M3 Europe. Their arrival will provide immediate benefits for our clients and M3 as whole as a result of their extensive expertise and knowledge."

For additional information or a follow up discussion please contact:

Kerri Leach, Marketing Manager, M3 Europe
T: +44 (0)1235 828400 E: Kerri.Leach@eu.m3.com