NEW YORK—Allison & Partners, a national independent public relations firm, has hired Tom Freydl as president of Allison & Partners New York. He will guide the New York office, focusing on the areas of digital entertainment, technology and consumer/lifestyle.
Freydl joins Allison & Partners from Ketchum, where he initiated, developed and managed Ketchum Entertainment Marketing, a team of 20 entertainment and public relations professionals in New York and Los Angeles. He has worked with brands such as Chrysler, Frito-Lay, Estee Lauder, Levi’s, Chase, Wendy’s and Cingular.
Earlier, he worked at Bragman Nyman Cafarelli and Davie-Brown Entertainment in Los Angeles.
At the same time, Allison says it achieved $1 million in monthly revenue for the first time in October. “Our current annualized revenue run-rate is $12 million,” says Andy Hardie-Brown, co-founder and chief operating officer. “We’re seeing a strong surge in revenue in Q4 across all offices. We’re very bullish on 2007 growth.”