Conal Murray, a respected market research sales professional with 15 years of experience in the healthcare market research field, has been named Vice President of Business Development at MedSurvey, a Philadelphia-area firm that provides healthcare organizations with the market research data they need to succeed.
“We are excited to have Conal on our business development team,” said Paul Golota, MedSurvey’s co-founder and CEO in announcing the hire. “His impressive career and sales leadership experience will help us reach our goals to expand services to healthcare clients across the U.S.”
“I’m thrilled to be part of the MedSurvey team as we grow a larger foundation of high quality, respondent-focused research,” noted Murray, who began with the firm in November. “I’m especially impressed by the incredible customer service ethic everyone has here. They have rightly earned the trust and respect not only from clients but also from the healthcare professionals and patients who take the time to share their insights. It’s an organization I’m proud to represent.”
Prior to MedSurvey, Murray served as director of business development for Lucid, LLC, a global consumer insights platform company. He also spent a year as principle of his own firm, CAM Insights and Consulting, which focused on consumer, life science, and financial market researchers in North America and globally. For eight years before that, he held progressively senior positions at Research Now, including as director of business development for the healthcare vertical.
Other sales roles over his expansive career have included market research sales manager at Authentic Response, vice president of sales for the national qualitative recruiting firm Focus Forward, and as a Nationwide Insurance agent for six years.
Looking to the future, Golota added, “We’re looking forward to having Conal and the rest of our sales team develop strong relationships with new clients to continue fulfilling our mission of providing top quality research insights to healthcare organizations around the U.S.”
MedSurvey, based outside Philadelphia, PA, is a leading medical market research company with more than 40 years’ experience. The firm helps healthcare organizations gather quality data by recruiting and conducting surveys with knowledgeable healthcare professionals and patients. MedSurvey focuses on building strong, long-term relationships with clients as well as with professional panelists/respondents and invests heavily in developing innovative technological solutions for medical market research.