Thuy_DaoSimon, a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development, announced Thuy Dao has been promoted to Assistant Director of Marketing and Business Development at Auburn Mall in Auburn, Mass.

In this role, Dao will work closely with the Auburn Mall team, including Mall Manager Chris Bastien, in the development and implementation of mall marketing, community-based programs, social media and retailer and community relations.

Dao has been with Simon for close to three years and most recently served as the Marketing Administrative Assistant at Emerald Square Mall. Prior to that she was a jewelry designer at Style Accessories, coordinated social media for StyleWeek Providence and also completed a number of marketing internships in the region. Dao holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing from Northeastern University.