Miami – May 27, 2010 –
Public Relations today announced the acquisition of Haber & Quinn Public
Relations, a Fort Lauderdale firm specializing in the marine and healthcare
industries. The announcement was made by Christine Barney, CEO of rbb Public Relations.
“John Quinn and Geri
Haber bring their talents, staff and quality clients into the rbb fold,” said
Barney. “We share a best-practices approach to delivering strategic results for
clients and together have a stronger portfolio that will fuel the firm’s future
Haber & Quinn
(H&Q) leadership cited rbb’s national award-winning reputation, digital
media expertise and employee-driven culture as key factors in the decision to
join the firm. “rbb was the perfect choice for H&Q,” said John Quinn,
partner at Haber & Quinn. “We
wouldn’t have considered a move that would bring anything less than rbb’s top-quality
to our clients and staff.”
Geri Haber will be
senior counselor and EVP of the soon-to-be-named rbb/HQ event division. John
Quinn will take on the mantle of EVP of healthcare for rbb. The healthcare
division includes well established brands such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of
Florida, Cleveland Clinic, United Home Care Services and the FIU College of
Nursing & Health Sciences.
The event division’s
client experience includes the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world’s
largest boat show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Disney on
Ice, the 2010 American Institute of Architects National Convention, the Florida
Marlins, among others.
Haber & Quinn staff
will work out of both rbb’s Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices.
About rbb Public Relations
Public Relations has a national reputation for delivering results on par with
the largest national firms, but with the individual attention of a boutique
agency. Named PRWeek’s “2008 Agency of the Year” and The Holmes Report’s “2009
Boutique Agency of the Year,” rbb’s bilingual staff excels in media relations,
corporate communications, digital/social media, product introductions and
crisis counseling. The firm’s capabilities encompass a variety of practice
areas, including B2B, consumer products, crisis communications, travel &
leisure, health and fitness, real estate, and food and beverage. rbb is a founding
member of the Converge network of PR firms.
For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit www.rbbpr.com.
About Haber & Quinn Public Relations
Haber & Quinn Public Relations & Marketing
works on a local, regional, national and international basis with clients range
from privately held companies to multinational corporations. The firm’s experience encompasses a variety
of different industries, with special emphasis in the marine and healthcare
industries. The firm is based in Fort