Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group Adds Mark Doiron and Dominique Mikolajczak To Expand Retail, Operations and Technology Practice

Burke ¢ Gillis ¢ Juliano Group (BGJ), a leading management consulting firm focused on delivering solutions for the extended retail value chain, announces Mark Doiron and Dominique Mikolajczak are joining the company as associates to provide clients with added grocery operations and broadline retail expertise. Doiron will focus on the retail grocery environment, leadership development, driving operational efficiencies and providing a competitive edge, and Mikolajczak will concentrate on retailer execution, in-store retail operations and experiential marketing.

Our clients and partners are going to appreciate the enthusiastic and inspirational leadership Mark and Dominique bring to their engagements. They are experts in a wide range of retail activities, including scan based trading, international buying and merchandising, strategy development and continuous improvement. We are lucky to have them join our growing practice, said Jim Gillis, Principal at BGJ.

Mark Doiron

Mark Doiron spent most of his career with Delhaize America (now Ahold Delhaize) holding several leadership positions. He was most recently Chief Merchandising, Marketing & Supply Chain Officer at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, an $800 million retailer, and Chief Merchandising and Supply Chain Officer at Schnucks Markets, a $2.6 billion supermarket chain with 100 stores. He also served as President of Sure Winner Foods, a food distribution network serving retailers in the Northeast US. Doiron earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine, and advanced executive program certificates from the University of Virginias Darden School of Business. He is a member of the Food Marketing Institutes Fresh Foods Advisory Council and a Board Director of the University of New England.

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Its exciting join a great team and have the opportunity to support leading companies increase their profitability and find new supply chain efficiencies. Im looking forward to working with Jim, Vince, Rich and the other members of BGJ to bring my expertise and experience to our clients, said Doiron.

Dominique Mikolajczak

Dominique Mikolajczak was most recently President of beeline North America, a global retailer and distributor for textile accessories and custom jewelry. Prior to beeline, he was Executive Vice President and Member of the Executive Board of Orsay, a major European apparel retailer belonging to the French Mulliez group. He started his career as a Category Manager in apparel and accessories with Gant Casino, a French hypermarket chain, and then served as General Merchandise Manager in its Polish subsidiary

I was attracted to the BGJ Group because of their outstanding reputation in the retail sector. My knowledge of and network within the specialty retail segment will help extend the firms purview and bring in a new set of clients that need our support to grow in this very competitive marketplace, said Mikolajczak.

About Burke ¢ Gillis ¢ Juliano Group

Based in Naples, Fla., Burke ¢ Gillis ¢ Juliano Group is a global consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass, convenience, drug and specialty retail channels. Founded by retail and consumer products industry veterans Vince Burke, Jim Gillis and Rich Juliano, the firm offers executive management, market strategy, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, business development, product marketing, trade relations, executive search and related services to leading retailers, suppliers and vendors. Additional information is available at http://bgjgroup.com/.

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