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JENNIFER CARREA NAMED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF LIGHTSPEED’S GLOBAL HEALTHCARE PRACTICE

Warren, NJ (September 22, 2016) – Lightspeed today announced that Jennifer Carrea recently joined as Chief Executive Officer of Lightspeed All Global and member of the Board of Directors. Now running the global healthcare practice, Carrea began her new position in September 2016 and reports directly to David Day, President and Global Chief Executive Officer.Jennifer Carrea

With two decades of healthcare leadership experience, Carrea will oversee emerging business opportunities, global client management and the creation and launch of new healthcare products.

“Jennifer is an accomplished leader: she combines formidable organizational and negotiation skills with real marketing research and healthcare know-how. No one is better suited to lead our healthcare business forward, and I’m tremendously excited to work with her,” stated Day.

Most recently serving as Group President of Instar Research, Carrea steered impressive year-on-year sales business growth. In this role, she realigned the company positioning and branding, launched a new stream of products, all while implementing strategic organizational efficiencies. Carrea also served as Senior Vice President & Global Account Director at Ipsos Healthcare from 2011-2014. She spent more than 11 years with Synovate Healthcare /Market Facts in myriad roles spanning from Study Director to Senior Vice President.

“I am thrilled to be taking on this new role,” said Carrea. “I am looking forward to working with my colleagues to invest in and grow our healthcare business at a time when digital technologies are creating new opportunities to connect patients and physicians directly with clients.”

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Headquartered in Warren, New Jersey, Lightspeed is part of Kantar, one of the world’s leading data, insight and consultancy companies. For more information, visit www.lightspeedresearch.com.

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