Leading Financial Public Relations Firm Continues Measured Growth with Key Internal Executive Move
NEW YORK; June 15, 2016 – Dukas Linden Public Relations (DLPR), a leading financial public relations firm, today announced the promotion of Zach Leibowitz to Executive Vice President. Mr. Leibowitz manages broadcast media relations for the agency’s accounts in both the asset and wealth management and professional services groups.
Since joining DLPR in 2010 as a senior account executive, he has built the agency’s broadcast operation to a remarkably high level, securing an average of 60 quality segments per month for DLPR clients on top networks including CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business Network, as well as on a variety of top-tier online and regional outlets. Together with DLPR’s president, Seth Linden, Mr. Leibowitz also leads impactful media coaching sessions for executives, ensuring key message delivery and strong on-camera performances.
“We are pleased to recognize the leadership and expertise of one of the most talented and dedicated individuals that I have ever worked with in my 28 years in the public relations industry,” said Richard Dukas, chairman and CEO of DLPR. “Zach’s work has proven to our clients that broadcast is an extremely valuable brand-building tool for financial and professional services companies and their executives, particularly when coupled with distribution tools such as social media.”
Before joining DLPR, Mr. Leibowitz was a guest booker and producer for Fox Business News’ morning shows. Previously, he was an on-air broadcast journalist and a producer for ESPN from 2003-07. He began his career at ABC News in Washington D.C., where he covered daily national press conferences for the network’s radio division. A native of Philadelphia, he holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The George Washington University and a master’s degree in sports management from Drexel University.
About Dukas Linden Public Relations
Founded in 2002, DLPR has extensive experience in the asset and wealth management, financial and professional services, financial and B2B technology industries. The communications goals of its clients include general profile raising and brand building through broad media outreach; ongoing reputation and crisis management; strategic thought leadership initiatives; message development; media and presentation coaching; and social media. The agency has 20 employees and generated more than $5 million in revenues in 2015. DLPR was named to the Observer’s list of “50 Most Powerful PR Firms” in 2015, and was singled out as “Best PR Firm” by HFMWeek in 2014. For more information, visit www.dlpr.com and follow the firm on Twitter @DukasLindenPR.