eDigitalResearch (edr) appoint heavyweight CFO Heather Mcrae


February 26, 2016

MARU Group – and new acquisition eDigitalResearch (maru/edr) – have announced the hiring of senior Chief Financial Officer, Heather McRae.

Heather has a wide and deep experience base having held senior financial positions at services company Alpha Airports Group, recruitment company Harris Hill and advertising services business Cheil.

Ged Parton, MARU Group CEO, said “Heather is an outstanding commercial CFO with a terrific outlook and the rigour to make a difference. Heather’s knowledge of people based companies will push us forwards. I am thrilled that Heather has joined.”

Heather will report directly into the MARU Group centre and join the eDigitalResearch (maru/edr) board.

Alongside Heather’s appointment come the promotions of both Kat Hughes and Naomi Crisp to Associate Director at eDigitalResearch (edr). Both have worked for a number of years at eDigitalResearch (edr), specialising in key areas – such as advanced analysis techniques and Voice of the Employee research. Naomi and Kat will join the wider leadership team at eDigitalResearch (edr) with key responsibilities for the management and growth of accounts.

The news comes just days after the acquisition of eDigitalResearch (edr) by MARU Group, a technology enabled professional services firm dedicated to providing clients with fast yet strategic insight. Led by Ged Parton, MARU Group’s vision is to build a global company that combines technology with deep thinking and a focus on actionable outputs for organisations.