NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Rubenstein, President of Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR), has announced that industry veteran Gerry Casanova has joined the agency fulfilling a newly created role as Senior Vice President, Client Services Director.
With more than 20 years of experience, Casanova brings a full breadth of public relations experience across multiple sectors to RPR. Specializing in client service and media relations, Casanova has devised and implemented highly successful communications programs for clients in the consumer package goods, health, travel, entertainment, philanthropy, architecture and B2B sectors.
"I have enormous respect for Richard and his firm's extraordinary talent and capabilities," Casanova said. "I look forward to working with the agency's diverse and impressive roster of clients, and leading the account teams on programs that are outstanding both strategically and creatively," he said.
As Client Services Director, Casanova will work closely with Donna Fontana, Executive Vice President, Managing Director for RPR, overseeing account teams and developing strategic plans. His media relations' expertise will be used to enhance and extend campaigns for RPR clients.
As part of his portfolio of responsibilities, Casanova will also work directly with Richard Rubenstein to support the firm's efforts in pursuing additional industry practice areas and new business opportunities.
"This is an exciting time for the agency as we continue to expand our practice areas and leadership bench. Gerry is a talented, respected and accomplished public relations professional who provides outstanding client management, strategic counsel and team building skills. The agency is committed to delivering impeccable service and exceptional media results for all our clients. We will continue to add talented industry professionals like Gerry who bring exceptional value to our clients and staff development," said Richard Rubenstein.
Casanova joins RPR from F-Factors LLC, a New York-based nutrition counseling and media company, where he served as its Chief Marketing & Media Officer. Previously, he was Director, Communications & Creative Development at Hartmoor LLC, following 15 years at Howard J. Rubenstein Associates where he was an Executive Vice President.
About Rubenstein Public Relations
Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) is a leading full-service agency based in New York that produces high-profile communications campaigns through branding and messaging, media relations, creative and business development services. Our comprehensive strategy, savvy media expertise and proactive approach shapes and markets a brand's core attributes to generate meaningful results for clients. We represent some of the world's most prominent names in the real estate, business, luxury lifestyle, entertainment, technology, healthcare and non-profit sectors. (www.rubensteinpr.com).
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