||Mr. Michael Brereton is President of Maritz Research, 14th largest full service marketing research agency in USA. Prior to becoming president, Michael was the North America Managing Director having general management responsibility for all Maritz Research business sectors headquartered in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With over 20 years of marketing research and management experience, Michael has worked in key aspects of the marketing research business including business development, operations management and administration. Prior to joining Maritz in 1987, Michael was involved in advertising research, future product planning research, and corporate segmentation strategies while employed at General Motors Corporation. Michael holds a Master in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and a Bachelor of Science degree from General Motors Institute in Flint, Michigan.