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MPG Group adds Bill Bergin, Todd Matherly to team

MPG Group adds Bill Bergin, Todd Matherly to team

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Market Performance Group LLC (MPG) has hired retail industry veterans Bill Bergin and Todd Matherly to serve as executive vice presidents of the consulting and sales management services company. Bergin, who recently served as  joins MPG from his position as group vice president of health and beauty at Rite Aid, will

MPG teams up with e-commerce specialist IdeoClick

MPG teams up with e-commerce specialist IdeoClick

PRINCETON, N.J. — Market Performance Group (MPG) has formed a strategic partnership with IdeoClick Inc., a Seattle-based provider of e-commerce management solutions. MPG said Thursday that the partnership will enable it to add best-in-class e-commerce capabilities to its current suite of go-to-market, category and brand leadership, and sales services capabilities. IdeoClick provides leading tools and services

Elizabeth Arden executive George Cleary joins MPG

Elizabeth Arden executive George Cleary joins MPG

PRINCETON, N.J. — Market Performance Group (MPG) has hired George Cleary as managing partner and general manager of its consulting and sales services businesses. MPG said Monday that Cleary, most recently president of global fragrances for Elizabeth Arden, brings more than 25 years of sales, marketing, and general management experience and will report to MPG

Industry mourns passing of MPG’s John Westling Sr.

Industry mourns passing of MPG’s John Westling Sr.

PRINCETON, N.J. — Retail industry veteran and former Walmart executive John Westling Sr., president of sales services at Market Performance Group (MPG), passed away on Monday. He was 60. Westling joined MPG as president of sales services in April 2013 after running his own consulting firm serving consumer packaged goods (CPG) retailers and manufacturers for

Retailers and suppliers: It’s a partnership

Retailers and suppliers: It’s a partnership

NEW YORK — The increasing complexity of today’s consumer is making it ever more difficult to tailor stores to shoppers, retailers and suppliers said at the 2016 Chain Drug Review Category Management ­Roundtable in Manhattan. Conducted in tandem with Market Performance Group (MPG), the roundtable featured 20 executives representing the retailer and supplier viewpoints. Panelists

MPG names head of consulting

MPG names head of consulting

PRINCETON, N.J. — Market Performance Group (MPG) has hired Alison Chaltas as head of consulting. The sales management and strategy consulting firm said Monday that Chaltas brings more than 25 years of shopper marketing and category management experience to MPG. Chaltas started her career in the field at Procter & Gamble and then joined Meridian Consulting

Former Merck executive joins MPG

Former Merck executive joins MPG

PRINCETON, N.J. — Former Merck executive Rhonda Johnson has joined consulting company Market Performance Group (MPG) as executive vice president and client lead. Johnson was Merck Customer Care’s U.S. Region chief customer officer. “MPG has gained a great resource and leader in Rhonda,” said Marc Greenberger, the company’s managing partner. “She’s a dynamic, seasoned executive

MPG founding partner Toohey to retire

MPG founding partner Toohey to retire

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Market Performance Group (MPG) announced that founding partner Tim Toohey is retiring and that the company has named two new members to its advisory board. MPG said Tuesday that Toohey is retiring to pursue other business and personal interests but will continue to contribute his knowledge and consulting expertise as a