PLANIT KICKS OFF NEW YEAR WITH MANAGEMENT TEAM EXPANSION
-- Denise Kitchel Joins Firm as Vice President -- -- Top Integrated Brand Communications Agency Continues Growth During Recession --
(PRWEB) January 16, 2003
Baltimore, Md. - January 16, 2003 - Planit, a Baltimore-based integrated brand communications agency, announced today the addition of Denise Kitchel as vice president and director of corporate development. With more than a decade of agency, corporate, and non-profit communications experience, Kitchel is responsible for assisting in the creation of client communications strategies, steering the agencyÂs growth, and establishing corporate alliances.
ÂWe are delighted to add Denise to our management team, particularly during a time when many companies are downsizing,Â commented Matt Doud, president and co-founder of Planit. ÂHer wide-ranging marketing and PR experience will help us accelerate the growth pattern weÂve been fortunate to experience during the last eight consecutive years.Â
Most recently, Kitchel was a vice president with Baltimore-based Warschawski Public Relations (WPR), where she oversaw public relations and marketing strategy and implementation for numerous clients with business-to-business and business-to-consumer needs. KitchelÂs vast experience in the healthcare, insurance, tourism, technology, education, and energy industries helped build client business and guide agency growth.
Prior to WPR, Kitchel was director of marketing for Atlanta-based Duffey Communications, the SoutheastÂs largest independent public relations, marketing, and public affairs firm. In that role she managed the agencyÂs public relations, marketing, community relations and new business development activities and served on the agencyÂs senior management team.
Kitchel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Planit (www. planitagency. com) is a Baltimore-based integrated brand communications agency that combines advertising, design, direct, interactive and public relations to build and strengthen client brands. Established in 1994, the agency has received numerous awards and honors from organizations such as American Corporate Identity, American Advertising Federation, Baltimore Business Journal, Card Marketing Magazine, and the Web Marketing Association. PlanitÂs client roster includes Advancis Pharmaceuticals, CitiFinancial, Lexus, The Cordish Company, CIENA, Cal Ripken Baseball, Nutrition21, Universal Records, and the University of Maryland.
Amanda V. Manos
Public Relations Director
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