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Maru Group appoints Chief Financial Officer

MARU Group appoints Chief Financial Officer

 

Southampton, 03 July 2017: MARU Group (“MARU” or “the Group”), the technology-enabled market and customer insights group, today announces the appointment of Heather McRae as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. This appointment further strengthens the Group’s operational expertise, as it pursues its acquisitive growth strategy.

Heather brings over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector, in numerous senior finance positions. Heather joins from the Group’s portfolio company, Maru/edr, where she was appointed CFO in February 2016.

Prior to joining Maru/edr, Heather held a number of senior finance roles at the global advertising and marketing services business Cheil Europe, recruitment consultancy Harris Hill and Alpha Airports Group. Heather began her career with PwC.

Heather qualified as a Chartered Account after graduating with a BSc in Accountancy and Business Mathematics from the University of Dundee.

Ged Parton, CEO of MARU Group, commented: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Heather to our senior team at MARU. Heather has proven to be an outstanding asset to Maru/edr and I have no doubt that she will continue to add value to the Group as we pursue our ambition of becoming a leading player in the global research and insights industry.”

Heather McRae said, “I am thrilled to be appointed Chief Financial Officer of MARU Group. Having made a number of fantastic acquisitions in the past year, it is a truly exciting time to be joining the team. I look forward to working closely with my colleagues across the Group’s companies in both the UK and North America.”

Lucinda Alderson