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rbb Public Relations, a Miami Public Relations Firm, Names Rob Phillips Chief Operating Officer

MIAMI, January 10, 2013 -- rbb Public Relations, a national marketing public relations firm that champions breakout brands, announced that Robert Phillips has joined the agency as chief operating officer. In this role, he is responsible for managing the Miami public relations firm's financial operations and strategic growth initiatives.


The decision to add a COO to rbb's executive leadership team was made in coordination with the Miami public relations firm's five-year strategic plan to become a mid-sized agency by 2016. 'With growth in excess of 20 percent yearly and the continued addition of national brands like Duncan Hines, Vlasic Pickles, DHL Express and the American Council on Exercise to rbb's roster, it is critical to ensure operational excellence keeps pace ," said Christine Barney, CEO and managing partner of rbb Public Relations.
 
Phillips has more than 20 years of experience in executive management, operations consulting and corporate merger services. Prior to joining rbb, he served as COO and CFO at Sam Schwartz Engineering, a transportation engineering and planning firm headquartered in New York City. There, he tripled the firm's revenues in four years while maintaining double-digit profits.


Barney added that as part of its growth strategy, rbb is actively exploring opening additional offices, acquiring boutique PR and/or digital marketing firms and expanding its ranks of senior counselors. "A skilled COO will help us not only achieve our business goals but will elevate the rbb service experience for our current and future clients."


About rbb Public Relations
Champion of breakout brands, rbb is an award-winning national marketing public relations firm with a reputation for delivering meaningful results and the individual attention of a boutique agency. Four-time winner of the 'Agency of the Year' title, rbb's staff excels in media relations, corporate communications, digital/social media, product introductions, reputation management and crisis counseling. The firm's capabilities encompass a variety of practice areas, including B2B, consumer products, professional services, travel & leisure, health and fitness, and food and beverage. For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit www.rbbpr.com.MIAMI, January 10, 2013 -- rbb Public Relations, a national marketing public relations firm that champions breakout brands, announced that Robert Phillips has joined the agency as chief operating officer. In this role, he is responsible for managing the Miami public relations firm's financial operations and strategic growth initiatives.


The decision to add a COO to rbb's executive leadership team was made in coordination with the Miami public relations firm's five-year strategic plan to become a mid-sized agency by 2016. 'With growth in excess of 20 percent yearly and the continued addition of national brands like Duncan Hines, Vlasic Pickles, DHL Express and the American Council on Exercise to rbb's roster, it is critical to ensure operational excellence keeps pace ," said Christine Barney, CEO and managing partner of rbb Public Relations.
 
Phillips has more than 20 years of experience in executive management, operations consulting and corporate merger services. Prior to joining rbb, he served as COO and CFO at Sam Schwartz Engineering, a transportation engineering and planning firm headquartered in New York City. There, he tripled the firm's revenues in four years while maintaining double-digit profits.


Barney added that as part of its growth strategy, rbb is actively exploring opening additional offices, acquiring boutique PR and/or digital marketing firms and expanding its ranks of senior counselors. "A skilled COO will help us not only achieve our business goals but will elevate the rbb service experience for our current and future clients."


About rbb Public Relations
Champion of breakout brands, rbb is an award-winning national marketing public relations firm with a reputation for delivering meaningful results and the individual attention of a boutique agency. Four-time winner of the 'Agency of the Year' title, rbb's staff excels in media relations, corporate communications, digital/social media, product introductions, reputation management and crisis counseling. The firm's capabilities encompass a variety of practice areas, including B2B, consumer products, professional services, travel & leisure, health and fitness, and food and beverage. For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit www.rbbpr.com.

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