MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Augeo is pleased to announce that its Chief Commercial Officer, Kari Vrba, has been named Chair of the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) Board of Trustees.
Kari joined the leadership team at Augeo as a part of the acquisition of MotivAction last Fall. She has been involved with the IRF for six years and has served on multiple committees, and as Secretary and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees prior to this week’s appointment. “The members of the IRF Board of Trustees bring a tremendous level of expertise and passion for the incentives industry,” Kari said. “I’m excited to work with this talented group as we develop the IRF’s strategy to deliver relevant and impactful research and education to existing and new audiences over the next five years.”
As Chief Commercial Officer at Augeo, Kari leads the strategic vision of presale which includes sales, client solutions, marketing, creative, and purchasing teams. Kari is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in delivering performance improvement solutions. Her work and client programs have received global recognition from SITE, CMI25, and Incentive Magazine.
Kari plays an active role in industry roundtables and advisory boards for several leading hotel chains and in the past has participated on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Chapter of SITE and multiple committees for SITE International.
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For more information on the IRF Board of Trustees, visit the IRF website.
Augeo is a leader in engagement, loyalty, and incentive platforms with a focus on developing new solutions and innovative technology. Augeo helps organizations engage and retain employees, customers, channel partners and members. Our membership benefits and insurances, employee recognition, sales incentives, meetings and events solutions elevate engagement and help clients build stronger relationships with their key constituents. With more than 40 years of experience, Augeo serves 52 Fortune 500 companies, and many others, supporting hundreds of engagement solutions. For more information, visit augeomarketing.com and motivaction.com.
About the Incentive Research Foundation
The Incentive Research Foundation (TheIRF.org) funds and promotes research to advance the science and enhance the awareness and appropriate application of motivation and incentives in business and industry globally. The goal is to increase the understanding, effective use, and resultant benefits of incentives to businesses that currently use incentives, as well as businesses interested in improved performance.