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Burke Incorporated Adds

New Senior Account Executive to Staff



Cincinnati, OH (February 20, 2003)Burke Incorporated has hired Andrew Bernard as a senior account executive in its Boston, MA office.


Bernard joins Burke, -- an international leader in custom marketing research and business consulting – with more than 10 years of experience in market research and business consulting.


As senior account executive, Andrew will assist Burke clients to improve marketing efforts and expand their knowledge of Burke’s research approach. He will also focus on new business development.  After spending time at Cincinnati corporate offices, Bernard has returned to his home in the Boston area


“Adding Andrew to our sales and consulting staff will be an asset to Burke,” said Joseph Ottaviani, senior vice president of client services.  “I’m confident his knowledge of marketing research will bring value to the clients he works with.”


Prior to joining Burke, Andrew's worked for Price Waterhouse, NFO Prognostics, and the Hurwitz Group. 


His academic credentials include an MS, in Marketing with a concentration in Marketing Research, from Cornell; and a BA, majoring in History with a concentration in Economics, from Hobart & William Smith Colleges.




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Editor’s Note: Founded in 1931, and headquartered in Cincinnati, Burke, Incorporated operates in 50+ countries, with international work coordinated from Cincinnati, Munich, and London.  U.S. work is managed from offices in 18 major markets.  Burke combines competencies across practice areas to offer a broad range of decision support services for marketing, operations, quality and human resources.  We acquire, integrate, analyze, and apply knowledge across the entire business enterprise. Services include custom marketing research, customer engagement and relationship programs, employee engagement and retention programs, strategic and organizational consulting, linkage and integration services, online research and reporting, qualitative research, international research and training programs in marketing research.