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Burrell Communications Group

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Burrell Communications Group specializes in developing advertising and marketing campaigns targeted to Black Americans and the urban market. Burrell is one of the largest black owned advertising agencies in the US. The company offers services such as ad consulting, account planning, event planning, public relations, research and creative ad work.

The company founded in 1971 by Thomas Burrell, who was Chairman and CEO untill steping down in 2004. French advertising giant Publicis, bought 49% of Burrell in 1999.

Burrell Communications Group

233 N. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-297-9600

Fax: 312-297-9601

Website: www.burrell.com

Senior Management

chairman emeritus: Thomas Burrell

Managing Partner: Fay H. Ferguson

Managing Partner: McGhee Williams

Managing Partner and Chief Creative Officer: Steve Conner

Industry Information

Advertising and Marketing

Financial Information

Fiscal Year-End: December

2003 Sales (mil.): $21.0

1-Year Sales Growth: (16.0%)

2003 Employees: 129

Company Type: Private

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