NEWS22 July 2019

MREF hires executive director

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US – The Marketing Research Education Foundation (MREF) has appointed Andra Davidson as executive director as it looks to increase awareness.

Davidson joins the company from non-profit organisation JEWISHcolorado, where she was vice-president of marketing and events. At MREF, she will work alongside the board of directors to grow awareness of the foundation’s work and increase its network of supporters.

MREF aims to improve educational opportunities for children globally. Since 2015, the organisation has provided $125,000 in grants to non-profits in the United States and Haiti.

Steve Schlesinger, chair of the board of MREF and chief executive of Schlesinger Group, said: “Our industry has already shown that we can come together to make a difference – and now we have someone on board who will help increase awareness of our efforts so we can scope of our work and our impact.”