Rubenstein Public Relations (www.rubensteinpr.com) announced the hiring of two new senior members of the team. Richard Rubenstein announced the addition of Aurora Kessler, who returns to the agency in the new role of Managing Director, and Ann Hinshaw, a Vice President overseeing the firm’s entertainment division.
Kessler returns to RPR as Managing Director to oversee client communications and services, pursue additional industry practice areas and facilitate new business opportunities. Kessler was previously with RPR as a Senior Vice President, leading the communications efforts for significant real estate, luxury goods and hospitality/restaurant clients. Kessler joins RPR from Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts, where she led the group’s global communications practice as Director, Media Communications based in the company’s head office in Singapore.
"We are excited that Aurora has returned to Rubenstein Public Relations to serve as Managing Director alongside Managing Director Dara Busch," Rubenstein said. "Together, they form a powerful leadership team to direct the agency’s future growth and development. Aurora’s recent experience heading the public relations programs for two of the world’s leading hospitality brands will be vital to the managerial role she will play as we continue to expand our practice areas and capabilities."
"Ann’s proven track record of executing successful media relations campaigns across multiple platforms will be vital to the agency as we continue to expand our practice areas," Rubenstein said. "In her role as Vice President, her expertise and leadership within the entertainment industry will enhance our client services and results for existing and future clients in this field."