Appointments: North East PR executive returns to the region

Newcastle-based HFPR Ltd have recruited Leeds Metropolitan University graduate Lauren Hilary

A North East-born PR executive has returned to her roots after landing a top position with a regional agency.

Lauren Hillary, 28, from Ponteland, has been appointed PR and marketing manager at Newcastle-based HFPR Ltd after working for seven years in the London area.

In her new role, the Leeds Metropolitan University graduate will be responsible for managing the accounts of some of the region’s biggest names in the leisure and hospitality, financial and charitable sectors.

Lauren, who also has extensive events experience, said: “While I thoroughly enjoyed working and living down south it is wonderful to be back home in the North East.

“HFPR has an extensive and varied client base and I am looking forward to working with them.”

HFPR Ltd managing director Hilary Florek said: “Lauren’s detailed understanding and experience of the industry - and her superb communication skills – will make her a great asset to the business.”

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