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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (June 12, 2017) – Fort Lauderdale-based investment banking firm, Farlie Turner & Co., is pleased to announce the addition of Andy Burke as a Managing Director in its Consumer Practice Group. Mr. Burke joins Farlie Turner after a distinguished career as an operator and senior executive of multiple leading consumer product companies. Most recently, he served as the President of Dry Beverage and Convenience for Kerry, a global, publicly traded food, beverage and ingredients company based in Ireland. Prior to Kerry, Mr. Burke served as the President and CEO of Insight Beverages, a privately-held business specializing in developing and manufacturing innovative, custom private label food & beverage products for customers such as Starbucks, 7-Eleven and Procter & Gamble. Prior to joining Insight Beverages in 2000, Mr. Burke served in operational and executive roles at Diageo and Procter & Gamble.
“I am excited to be working with the talented investment banking team at Farlie Turner and look forward to sharing my operational knowledge and relationships with clients of the firm," stated Mr. Burke.
“We are honored to have someone of Andy’s character and credentials join us at Farlie Turner,” commented Managing Director Erik Rudolph. “His insight and intimate knowledge of private label formulation, multiple sales and distribution channels, as well as supply chain and logistics will be a huge asset to our client base.”
Mr. Burke has a Master of Business Administration in Management from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He remains very active at Purdue as a guest lecturer for Industrial Engineering classes and as a mentor for Industrial Engineering students.
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