Evoke KYNE Expands Specialty Teams as Part of Continued Growth

~20 New Hires and Promotions Across Creative, Digital & Social and Earned Media Teams

January 27, 2021

Dublin, January 27, 2021Evoke KYNE, an award-winning health communications agency, today announced the continued expansion of the firm’s in-house specialty Creative, Digital & Social and Earned Media teams in support of double-digit revenue growth in 2020. The nearly 20 new hires and promotions in recent months across the specialty teams reflect the agency’s commitment to delivering integrated and tailored programs to meet each client’s goals, and ultimately creating the greatest impact in health and wellness.

“By expanding our in-house digital and social, creative and earned media expertise, we’ve been able to surpass previous business expectations, bringing more meaningful and impactful campaigns to life and differentiating ourselves within the marketplace,” said Maryellen Royle, Partner and Global Head of Operations, Evoke KYNE. “In 2021 we will continue to staff up with an eye toward global expansion of our specialty functions to deliver a truly customized offering to each client team across our business.”

Notable new hires and promotions include:

  • EK Earned Media, which specializes in building third-party credibility through editorial coverage, has grown by more than 60 percent with several new hires including Ned Berkowitz as Vice President, Media Relations; as well as promotions including Jessica Ross to Director, Media Relations.
  • EK Creative, which uses creative and visual storytelling to bring campaigns and programs to life, has doubled in size with several new hires including Marina Linderman to Senior Art Director.
  • EK Digital & Social, which builds dynamic and measurable programs across channels and mediums, has grown by more than 50 percent globally with the appointments of Patrick Fennelly to Director, Digital Strategist; Maria Ioannides to Director, Social Media; Chuniq Inpower to Senior Manager, Digital Strategy; and the promotion of Shayla Wilson to Director, Digital Strategy.

Additional hires and promotions among the teams are planned for 2021. This ongoing growth is a reflection of the company’s leadership in the industry, illustrated by the agency recently being named a PRWeek Best Places to Work 2020 and finalist for US PRWeek Awards 2021 Outstanding Midsize Agency.

About Evoke KYNE
Evoke KYNE (www.EvokeKYNE.com) is an award-winning communications agency that harnesses insight, experience and creativity to advance health and wellbeing around the world. One of the world’s largest healthcare communications agencies, we were founded on the belief that communication is a powerful health intervention. Our team is passionate and committed, with deep experience working across sectors to make real differences in health. We love what we do, we live what we do, and we truly believe in what we do.

We are part of Evoke (www.EvokeGroup.com) — a leading marketing, media and communications agency bound by a common purpose, Health More Human™. Evoke is part of Huntsworth (www.huntsworth.com), an international healthcare marketing services group. Huntsworth’s principal areas of focus are marketing, medical and immersive communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Contact: Theresa Dolge, Evoke KYNE Chief Media Relations Officer, +1 609 915 2156, theresa.dolge@evokegroup.com