Douglas Hesney, the former executive vice president at Dukas Linden Public Relations, has been hired by Makovsky to lead its financial and professional services practice.
Hesney brings over 10 years of financial and professional services communications experience to the role. At Dukas Linden PR, Hesney led the firm’s asset management practice, and oversaw revenue growth of more than 200%.
Ken Makovsky, president at Makovsky, said: “We’re delighted Doug has joined Makovsky. His strong track record of leadership speaks for itself. We’re thrilled to bring aboard a professional who holds proven insight and deep subject-matter knowledge in both financial and professional services.”
Hesney added: “I could not be prouder that Ken and Denise have placed their confidence in me to lead Makovsky’s financial services and professional services team. I’ve long respected Makovsky’s ability to create influential and dynamic communications programs.
“Under Ken and Denise’s leadership, the firm has developed a superior offering that integrates print, online, broadcast, digital and social media. It’s my hope that our collective skills will make us an even more powerful competitor in today’s business environment. I am excited about what we can do together and the future we can create.”