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Young Enterprise appoints Michelle Benson as Director of Development

Michelle Benson will be joining Young Enterprise as the new Director of Development on Monday 7th March. With over 25 years of experience in commercial marketing and fundraising in the UK and USA, Michelle joins us to lead the Development team from the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), where she was Development Director Her previous charities include Impetus-PEF, Mencap and the Children’s Society and she is also Deputy Chair of a social enterprise which creates training and employment opportunities for young people with learning difficulties.

Michael Mercieca, Chief Executive of Young Enterprise said: “We are thrilled to welcome Michelle to Young Enterprise. She has an outstanding track record of achievement at a senior level and I’m looking forward to working with her to drive the organisation’s next stage of growth to ensure we continue to reach as many young people as we can.”

Read the full announcement here.