November 26, 2014 11:29 AM ET


Company Overview of Burson-Marsteller, LLC

Company Overview

Burson-Marsteller, LLC, a public relations and communications company, provides clients with strategic thinking and program executions of public relations, reputation, advertising, and Web-related strategies. It offers its services in the areas, such as consumer and brand marketing, corporate and financial communications, digital strategists, healthcare communications and market access, issues and crisis management, public affairs, and technology communications. The company was founded in 1953 and is based in New York, New York. It has locations in the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and North America. Burson-Marsteller, LLC operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

230 Park Avenue South

New York, NY 10003-1528

United States

Founded in 1953





Key Executives for Burson-Marsteller, LLC

Worldwide Chairman
Age: 60
Chief Executive Officer of Burson-Marsteller Australia and Market Leader of Burson-Marsteller Australia
Co-Founder of Pohjoisranta and Chairman of Pohjoisranta
Worldwide Chief Operating Officer and Worldwide Chief Financial Officer
Chairwoman of Global Technology Practice
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Burson-Marsteller, LLC Key Developments

Burson-Marsteller Names Jim Moorhead as Managing Director, U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis

Burson-Marsteller announced that Jim Moorhead has joined the company as Managing Director, U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis, effective October 13, 2014. Based in Washington, D.C., Moorhead will be responsible for providing strategic advice and crisis counsel to the firm's clients across practices. Moorhead joins Burson-Marsteller from Steptoe & Johnson LLP, where he served as a Partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office and co-chair of its crisis management practice. Before that, he was Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Covega Corporation in Columbia, Md.

Burson-Marsteller Names Brad Mays Managing Director, U.S. Digital Integration

Burson-Marsteller announced that Brad Mays has joined the company as Managing Director, U.S. Digital Integration, effective October 1. Based in Chicago, Mays will be responsible for overseeing the integration of digital and analytics services into all aspects of the firm's business. Brad s role is to drive that integration process across Burson-Marsteller. Mays joins Burson-Marsteller from Edelman Digital, where he served as General Manager in Chicago. In that role, he managed a team of 75 digital professionals spanning creative, planning, production, paid, search, analytics and account service disciplines and provided strategic counsel for key clients including ConAgra, Darden and Humana, among others. Mays will work closely with Burson-Marsteller s U.S. practice leaders and market leaders to package and promote integrated digital services and expand the firm s digital offering. He will report to Thomas Gensemer, U.S. Chief Strategy Officer, who joined the firm in 2013 and is leading the digital reorganization.

Burson-Marsteller Announces Executive Changes, Effective October 14, 2014

Burson-Marsteller announced that Nikolaj Buchardt has been named CEO of Burson-Marsteller Denmark, effective October 14th, taking over from Maria Sennels. Nikolaj joins Burson-Marsteller from Geelmuyden Kiese, where he was Chief Commercial Officer. Nikolaj is also a Board Member and Deputy Chairman of the Danish Association of PR Agencies. Prior to Geelmuyden Kiese, Nikolaj Buchardt has been working for several Danish communications agencies including Bergsøe 4, as Director and Head of PR, Effector Communications as COO and Mannov PR, where he became a Director and Partner. Before he entered the PR industry, Nikolaj worked for 11 years as a journalist, producer and reporter for DR TV.

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