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Burke Promotes Two

February 15 2007

US customer and employee research firm Burke Inc. has announced two senior promotions in its Client Services team, with Greg Van Scoy taking up the post of Senior Vice President and Stacy McWhorter that of Senior Account Executive.

Before joining Burke in 1997, Van Scoy worked in the customer satisfaction team at Eastman Chemical, in sales and marketing at Circuit City, and market research at Bijou Theatre Center and Sea Ray Boats. His most recent position with Burke was VP, Client Services. He has an MBA in marketing and a bachelor's in academic psychology from the University of Tennessee.

Commenting on the promotion, Diane Surette, Senior VP, Client Services said: 'This promotion recognises Greg's ability to understand very complex business issues and to design research approaches that provide clients with the information they need to address those business issues head on.'

McWhorter began at Burke in 1996, having previously worked for Wal-Mart and Safeco. Before moving to Burke's Client Services division, she held positions in field, project and account management, as well as in the decision sciences department. McWhorter has an MBA in marketing, management and international business from the University of Cincinnati, and a bachelor's degree in marketing from Miami University.

'Stacy has established herself as a solid performer capable of servicing existing clients as well as seeking out and landing new ones' said Joe Ottaviani, Senior VP, General Manager, Client Services.

Burke is a 100% employee-owned company, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with regional offices throughout the United States. The firm is online at www.burke.com .

All articles 2006-21 written and edited by Mel Crowther and/or Nick Thomas unless otherwise stated.

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