NEW YORK, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Finn Partners, a Ruder Finn Group company, today announced that Allison Manus has been named director of Human Resources, working across the company's network of offices.
In the position, Manus is leading the agency's Best Places to Work initiatives, and oversees all activities for: firm-wide recruiting; implementation of company policies and guidelines; workplace culture and employee communications. Manus has already been hard at work partnering with team members to create FINNstitute, the new Finn Partners talent development and training program for both students and college graduates. FINNstitute launches this summer.
She has previously held professional positions with Donna Karan New York, Harper Collins Publishers and the advertising agency LLNS (formerly LyonHeart).
"We are committed to fostering top talent and a culture that will make Finn Partners one of the best places to work in our industry, and I believe Allison is the right person to lead us on this mission," said Peter Finn, founding partner, Finn Partners. "We are in a period of rapid growth and exciting change, and Allison's experience in professional services and distributed work environments will serve us well."
Manus earned her Bachelor's Degree from Barnard College of Columbia University, and her Master's Degree in Social Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a frequent speaker on human resource issues and career development
About Finn Partners
Finn Partners 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 specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Our specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts and public and corporate affairs. Headquartered in New York City, the company has regional operations in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Jerusalem, and leverages international capabilities via Ruder Finn's global network of offices and affiliates. Find us at www.finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.
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