MONTREAL, June 6th, 2022 – ResearchFDI, a leader in investment attraction services for the economic development sector, announced today the promotion of Rob Creamer to Executive Vice President, Business Intelligence. Rob previously served as ResearchFDI’s Executive Director, Research & Planning. This promotion is a result of a series of advancements the firm has taken as part of its new strategic plan.
“Business Intelligence is a key pillar of our future growth. We have watched Rob grow over the past 7 years and could not be more thrilled for him and us as we embark on his new expanded role within ResearchFDI”, said Bruce Takefman, President & CEO, ResearchFDI. “I am very grateful to have Rob as a colleague, and I am excited that he is a key part of the leadership and future of this company”
Creamer, who served in increasingly senior roles since joining ResearchFDI in 2015, will be responsible for the strategic vision, development and management of several key business intelligence initiatives for ResearchFDI. Alongside supporting ResearchFDI’s global clientele with world-class business intelligence on growing companies, Rob will spearhead the continued development of business intelligence products for the company (including FDI365) while also expanding internal business intelligence reporting structures.
“I feel very privileged to take on this role at such an exciting time for our industry — the needs of economic development professionals are changing rapidly and dealing with these developments in thoughtful and innovative ways will benefit all our clients for years to come,” said Creamer. “ResearchFDI has already proven itself as one of the world’s leading investment attraction consulting firms. My goal is to help ResearchFDI realize its true potential by strengthening its core business operations and successfully expanding its suite of business intelligence products.”
About ResearchFDI: Established in 2010 by Bruce Takefman, 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 Downtown Montreal and maintains offices and key strategic partnerships in 16 global business locations including Toronto, Vancouver, (Canada) Boston, Silicon Valley (US) Santiago (Chile), Rome (Italy), Bordeaux (France), Rotterdam (Netherlands), and Berlin (Germany) to name a few.