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Burson-Marsteller Burson-Marsteller
Subsidiary of WPP Group plc
230 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10003
212/614-4000; fax: 212/598-5320

Public affairs; corporate and financial communications; healthcare; technology; consumer and brand marketing; media relations; issues and crisis communication; grassroots outreach; digital communications; advertising; research.
Founded: 1953.

Agency Statement: Burson-Marsteller, established in 1953, is a leading strategic communications and global public relations firm. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, advertising and digital strategies. The firm’s seamless worldwide network consists of 73 offices and 85 affiliate offices, together operating in 110 countries across six continents. Its clients are global companies, industry associations, professional services firms, governments and other large organizations. Burson-Marsteller is committed to being the best ideas-driven, results-oriented, evidence-based communications firm in the world.

Burson-Marsteller is a part of Young & Rubicam Group, a subsidiary of WPP, the world’s leading communications services network. Visit for more information.

Global Leadership:

Donald A. Baer, worldwide chair & CEO; Patrick Przybyski, worldwide COO & CFO; Kevin Bell, worldwide pres.; Michele Chase, worldwide mng. dir., human resources; Karen Hughes, worldwide vice chair; Patrick Ford, worldwide vice chair, chief client officer; Chris Foster, worldwide exec. VP; Curtis Freet, CEO of Penn Schoen Berland; Mike Fernandez, CEO, Burson-Marsteller United States; Jeremy Galbraith, CEO, Burson-Marsteller Europe, Middle East & Africa & global chief strategy officer; Margaret Key, CEO, Burson-Marsteller Asia-Pacific; Ramiro Prudencio, CEO, Burson-Marsteller Latin America; Helene Ellison, global healthcare practice chair; Gary Koops, global media practice chair; Rowan Benecke, global technology practice chair; Tom Eslinger, global chief creative officer; Joel Benenson, worldwide vice chair

Regional Headquarters:

North America – New York
230 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10003

Latin America – Miami
Courvoisier Center II, 601 Brickell Key Dr., #900, Miami, FL 33131

Asia Pacific – Hong Kong
23/F, Chinachem Exchange Sq., 1 Hoi Wan St., Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

Europe, Middle East and Africa – Brussels
37 Square de Meeûs, B-1000 Brussels