COMPANY HISTORY

1999:

Two research professionals, Oleg Dembo and Kirill Burdei, founded O+K
Among our first clients: PSI, Henkel, and Philips

2000:

The company becomes a part of ESOMAR, an international association of researchers (top managers’ personal memberships)
Vena, Multon, and Chupa Chups join O+K regular clients
The company installs a CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) system. Since then, our telephone surveys are conducted at a high-tech level.

2001-2002:

New clients: Baltika and Megafon, who remain among our biggest clients to this day
Systematic company growth, large-scale projects around Russia

2003:

The company joins IriS, an international association of independent research firms
Growth continues, constant tracking for Megafon launched

2004:

Company turnover surpasses $1 million

2005:

Since 2005, the company is represented by two full service offices (in Moscow and St. Petersburg)
Active cooperation with hypermarket chain Lenta begins

2006:

The company joins OIROM, a Russian professional researcher association
Company turnover reaches $3 million

2007:

Laptop fleet purchased, CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing) implemented
O+K’s clients include some of the biggest multinational corporations: Pepsico, Nokia, Johnson&Johnson, LG