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Snyder makes appointment to MEDC Executive Committee

Thursday, April 10, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of David Meador, of Troy, to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee.

The 20-member committee is charged with overall management and control of the MEDC.

“David is a talented professional with years of experience and I look forward to the contributions he will make to the MEDC as it continues to be an integral part in Michigan’s comeback,” Snyder said.

Meador is vice chairman and chief administrative officer of DTE Energy where he oversees finances, accounting, investor relations, information technology, procurement, fleet, facilities, regulatory, government affairs and communications. He previously served as vice president and controller. Meador also served in a variety of positions at Chrysler Corp. and as an auditor with Coopers and Lybrand. Meador is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the MACPA. He was named 2008 CFO of the Year for Large Public Companies by Crain’s Detroit Business. Meador chairs the Board of Trustees of the Autism Alliance of Michigan which he co-founded, and serves on the boards of the Hudson-Webber Foundation, Business Leaders for Michigan and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Meador earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA, both from Wayne State University. He replaces Paul Hillegonds.

Meador will serve the remainder of an eight-year term expiring April 5, 2020 and his appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.