Former Datamonitor CEO to Focus on Global Expansion
August 8, 2012—Burlington, Mass.—Decision Resources Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms focusing on healthcare insights, analysis and consulting, announced today that Mark Meek has joined the company as President of the Decision Resources Group Biopharma Business Unit. Mr. Meek comes to Decision Resources Group from Progressive Digital Media Group, a media company producing premium business information, research services and marketing solutions, where he served as CEO. Mr. Meek was also CEO of Datamonitor, an international business information firm owned by Informa, where he grew the organization’s revenues, improved product quality and increased margins with a focus on global expansion.
Mr. Meek will be responsible for managing and expanding Decision Resources Group’s Biopharma Business Unit which currently includes the following companies: Arlington Medical Resources (AMR), BioTrends Research Group, Decision Resources and Manhattan Research. With a strong commercial base, Mr. Meek’s major focus will be spearheading efforts into the crucial emerging markets as well as solidifying the company’s infrastructure in Europe.
“As a long-time admirer of Decision Resources Group’s premium quality products, I am delighted to be joining an organization that holds its customers’ needs in such high regard,” said Mark Meek, President, Biopharma Business Unit, Decision Resources Group. “I plan to leverage my extensive experience in the business information space to enhance the growth of DRG and will concentrate my efforts on the ever-growing, high-demand emerging markets space.”
“We knew that Mark would be the ideal candidate to help build out an even stronger global sales, marketing and customer service organization for us,” said Peter Hoenigsberg, CEO of Decision Resources Group. “We are excited to have him join our senior management team and know he will be instrumental in achieving our ambitious growth plans of continuing to be the number one choice for therapeutic, company-specific and brand-specific information within the global bio-pharmaceutical industry.”
Mr. Meek received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cape Town and prior to joining Datamonitor worked at two of Great Britain’s flagship newspapers, The Guardian and The Independent.
About Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information, insights, advisory services and consulting on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis, data and consulting services to make more informed critical management decisions. With over 450 employees worldwide, analysts at Decision Resources Group companies provide the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, financial services and managed care industries with the analytics and advice they need to compete and thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Through both organic growth and an aggressive acquisition strategy, Decision Resources Group has become the premier provider of healthcare analysis, data and consulting in the world. Visit Decision Resources Group at www.DecisionResourcesGroup.com
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