05/16/2023 | PRESS RELEASE
BURKE, INC. PROMOTES KEN STRUNK TO CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Burke, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Ken Strunk to Chief Operating Officer (COO).
As COO, Mr. Strunk will be responsible for all of research operations, ensuring that talent and resources across the organization are aligned effectively and efficiently to match client and business needs. In this role, Mr. Strunk will leverage his natural aptitude for operations management, along with his sharp financial acumen, to ensure we retain a highly engaged, flexible, and dynamic workforce as we continue to evolve to fit today’s business needs. Building on years of inspired leadership within the organization – and within the marketing research industry – Mr. Strunk will focus on maximizing the value Burke provides by continuing to cultivate existing talents, optimizing business capacity, and developing new ways to work.
“We are thrilled to announce Ken’s promotion to COO,” said Diane Surette, President and CEO. “One of Ken’s greatest strengths is his ability to recognize and seamlessly activate cross-functional opportunities for employees. With Ken as COO, I have no doubt that he will continue to enhance and maximize how our organization operates, ultimately elevating the value Burke provides to our clients.”
Mr. Strunk most recently served as Senior Vice President of Research Operations. He is a graduate of Thomas More University and has been with Burke since 1990.