NEW YORK, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HL Group, a strategic marketing and communications agency, announced today the promotion of Amy Hufft to President. In her new role, Ms. Hufft will lead HL Group's growth strategy, client services and overall agency operations, in addition to enhancing and expanding agency talent and offerings. She will report directly to co-founders Hamilton South and Lynn Tesoro.
"With the growth of our agency, it is important that we plan ahead and strengthen our leadership team to help keep the firm moving forward. Amy has proven herself to be the perfect choice to lead HL into the future. Since joining our group, her vision and leadership have consistently expanded our client relationships in the fashion, consumer lifestyle, travel, design and corporate marketplaces," said Hamilton South and Lynn Tesoro.
"This new role comes to me at an important and dynamic moment in HL's growth and I am looking forward to building on the agency's previous accomplishments to engage in new depths of innovation," said Ms. Hufft. "I am proud to continue to be part of an agency known for having creative teams, world class clients, and an unrelenting commitment to driving business results for our clients."
Ms. Hufft previously served as HL Group's Executive Vice President. She joined the company in 2010 as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and was named Senior Vice President a year later. Prior to HL Group, she served as Vice President of Strategic Development at Omnicom experiential agency Sage Collective and Senior Director of Business Development and Client Services at Harrison & Shriftman. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University and received her MBA from Columbia University.
About HL Group
HL Group is a strategic marketing and communications agency representing a diversified client roster spanning lifestyle, fashion, travel and hospitality, beauty, home and interior design, consumer goods, as well as corporate, media and civic concerns. Client services include strategic brand consulting and advisory, consumer and corporate media relations, social media marketing, influencer engagement, and reputation and crisis management. HL Group is an MDC partner firm (NASDAQ: MDCA), with offices in New York and Los Angeles.
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