Montreal, Canada – ResearchFDI is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Takefman, CEO, as Vice-Chairman of the IEDC International Advisory Committee. The IEDC International Advisory Committee provides guidance to the IEDC on a range of international economic development initiatives and strategies.
With over 15 years of experience in international business development, Mr. Takefman has a proven track record of success in helping organizations and communities towards economic growth. As CEO of ResearchFDI, he has been instrumental in helping clients expand their global reach and achieve their investment attraction goals.
In his new role as Vice-Chair, Mr. Takefman will work closely with incoming Chair Clare Barnett, the IEDC and its members to provide strategic direction, guidance, and support for the organization’s international initiatives. He will also serve as an ambassador for the IEDC, promoting its mission and programs to key stakeholders in the international economic development community.
“I am honored to have been appointed as Vice-Chair of the IEDC International Advisory Committee,” said Bruce Takefman. “I look forward to working with the IEDC and its members to help drive economic growth and development around the world.”
About the International Economic Development Council
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, the IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities, by creating, retaining and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base.
Established in 2010, ResearchFDI is a specialized investment attraction consulting firm widely recognized within the economic development and investment attraction industry for its accomplished lead generation programs that have yielded over $5 billion in new investments for its clients worldwide. In addition, ResearchFDI offers a suite of strategy, business intelligence and research reports that act as precursors to any investment attraction campaign such as developing economic development plans, FDI strategies, marketing plans, benchmarking reports, sector profiles, industry reports, investor pitches, pitch deck development and investment attraction training. The firm currently employs 40 full-time consultants and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada and maintains offices and key strategic partnerships in 16 international business hubs.