Gibbs & Soell, one of the top independent PR agencies in terms of revenue, has promoted Audra Hession to managing director of its New York office.
Hession joined Gibbs & Soell in 1999 and was named a vice president in 2005. Previously, Luke Lambert held the dual role of President and Managing Director, New York.
Lambert will remain with the agency as President when Hession takes on her new position effective June 1. Gibbs & Soell clients have included Cargill, Dow Chemical and GE Nuclear Energy.