PwC Announces Margaret Burke, U.S. Advisory Human Capital Leader, as New Partner

NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 PwC US announced today that Margaret E. Burke, PwC's U.S. Advisory Human Capital leader, has been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2012.  As a new partner and current member of the U.S. Advisory leadership team, she oversees the strategic development, direction and implementation of the Advisory practice's recruitment, development, talent management, rewards and retention programs.

Ms. Burke is responsible for PwC's U.S. Advisory people strategy, its organizational design, as well as the support structure necessary to drive its growth.  PwC's U.S. Advisory practice includes over 8,000 Consulting, Deals and Forensics professionals focused on helping clients from strategy through execution.

"We applaud Margaret as an innovative leader and congratulate her on this important milestone in her career at PwC," said Dana Mcilwain, PwC Vice Chairman and U.S. Advisory Practice Leader.  "Margaret's commitment to collaboration and teamwork supports the continued growth of our Advisory practice to best serve our clients, and her creative ideas have provided exceptional growth and development opportunities for our people."

During her tenure as PwC's U.S. Advisory Human Capital Leader, Ms. Burke successfully led the people integration of several strategic acquisitions, from due diligence through post deal close, as well as overseeing the hiring of entry level and experienced professionals. 

Additional highlights of her career with PwC include the creation of a new compensation strategy for the U.S. Firm and the implementation of an MBA recruiting strategy to attract highly qualified and credentialed professionals to the Advisory practice.  She has been with PwC for over 17 years.

Ms. Burke grew up in West Springfield, MA and currently resides in Uxbridge, MA.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Holyoke College.

PwC has been recognized for its achievements in human capital development and training, including: FORTUNE magazine's 2012 list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," DiversityInc's 2012 "Top 50 Companies for Diversity," Working Mother's 2012 "10 Best Companies for Multicultural Women," and ranked #1 for the third year in a row in Training magazine's list of the "Training Top 125" companies for learning and education.


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