Finn Partners Grows New York Consumer Team With Ben Trounson, Partner

-Trounson to Focus on Consumer Assignments and Expanding Client Portfolio -

Oct 16, 2012, 12:30 ET from Finn Partners

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Finn Partners, one of the nation's fastest-growing independent public relations firms, today announced the appointment of Ben Trounson as a Partner in its Consumer practice. Based in New York, he oversees key national consumer accounts and builds upon the agency's deep expertise, while also focusing on growth initiatives in the consumer and consumer technology sectors.

"Ben joins us during a period of record growth and agency transformation, as we continue to invest in the best talent for our consumer business," said Cliff Berman, Senior Partner, Director, Finn Partners Consumer. "Ben has extensive experience managing large brand and integrated marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, and he offers our agency a valuable global perspective."

Finn Partners has more than 100 clients, including existing relationships within the Consumer sector such as Bosch Home Appliances, Dole Packaged Foods, Hyundai Hope on Wheels, the Jamaica Tourist Board, Logitech, The North Face, Rosetta Stone, StubHub, Treasury Wine Estates, and Vonage.

Prior to joining Finn Partners, Trounson was a senior vice president at Hill & Knowlton, overseeing the agency's Consumer Marketing practice in New York, leading key accounts such as Dos Equis and Target. Before Hill & Knowlton, he was a vice president, director of client service at Ketchum, representing brands such as Kodak and Bank of America.

Trounson's past agency affiliations include key roles with Taylor Global, Waggener Edstrom and Kodora Communications. His wide range of client work includes the launch of marquee game titles for Xbox 360, leading global sports sponsorship platforms for MasterCard and Johnnie Walker, and introducing MasterCard's contactless credit cards.

About Finn Partners
Finn Partners, named Best New Agency by the Holmes Report, builds on the outstanding legacy of Ruder Finn while shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specialize in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Our specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, health, global issues, arts and public and corporate affairs. Headquartered in New York City, the company has over 200 professional staff members with regional operations in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and a technology- based office in Israel.  The agency  leverages international capabilities via a  global network of offices in major European cities and affiliates around the world.   Find us at and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners

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