2012 August: BURKE CORPORATION ADDS NATIONAL ACCOUNTS SALES MANAGER

NEVADA, Iowa—Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat toppings and ingredients, announced that Michael Dougherty has been hired as National Accounts Sales Manager. Dougherty’s primary role will be to oversee Burke’s national accounts as well as manage other customers who operate on a national level.

“Mike’s contribution to Burke will be integral for continuing customer satisfaction and building strong customer relationships,” said Doug Cooprider, Burke’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “His skills will be a key asset to Burke’s reputation for high quality customer service.”

Dougherty has over 20 years of experience in both the retail and foodservice channels. He has been a part of negotiating and securing new business, expanding his sales force and increasing business revenue and profitability. He has also successfully managed multi-million dollar accounts such as Schwan’s and Tyson Foodservice. Throughout his career, Dougherty has been committed to providing high-quality product while fostering personal and professional growth among customers and employees.

For more information about Burke fully cooked meat products, visit www.BurkeCorp.com/Products.

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ABOUT BURKE CORPORATION
Iowa-based Burke Corporation is an industry leader in fully cooked ethnic and specialty meats for foodservice and industrial markets with products under four brands: PREMORO® Italian meats, TEZZATA® Mexican meats, MAGNIFOODS® specialty meats and NATURASELECT® natural and organic meats, as well as custom formulated and private-labeled products. www.BurkeCorp.com