NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dukas Public Relations (DPR) — a fast-growing public relations firm specializing in the finance, asset management and technology industries — announced today that Zach Leibowitz has been promoted to director. In his new role, he will take on increased client management and media relations responsibilities. Mr. Leibowitz, who has been at DPR for nearly two years, most recently was an account supervisor, is responsible for the day-to-day client and media relations activities for several of the firm's marquis accounts, including Gabelli Funds (Gamco), Raymond James and EisnerAmper.
"The fact that Zach joined our firm less than two years ago as an account executive and has already been promoted three times, underscores DPR's commitment to rewarding excellence and promoting from within," said CEO Richard Dukas. "Zach's ability to leverage the skills he developed as a guest booker and an on-air TV personality on behalf of our clients has been a key driver of his success."
Mr. Leibowitz joined DPR in January 2010 after working at Fox Business Network as a segment producer and talent booker. Prior to Fox, he served in various production and reporting capacities at ESPN, including a stint as a correspondent on the network's morning show "Cold Pizza." He began his professional career at ABC News in Washington D.C. after graduating from The George Washington University with a degree in journalism. The Philadelphia native also holds a master's degree from Drexel University.
Dukas Public Relations is an award-winning public relations agency that excels at developing and implementing high-impact media coverage for financial and professional services firms, as well as a number of technology companies. DPR has earned a variety of awards, including being nominated as PR Week's and HFM Week's best agency of 2010; winning consecutive Bulldog Award gold medal awards for best investment banking and financial services campaigns; and consecutively being ranked as one of Inc. Magazine's 5,000 fastest growing, privately owned companies in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
SOURCE Dukas Public Relations