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OutsidePR hires two as it expands into UK

Published June 16, 2016

SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — OutsidePR has made two new additions to its team. Harry Benyon will be joining as an account manager, coming from London, England, where he gained experience working for brands in the European outdoor industry. Mary Gossel is joiing as an account executive; she hails from OutsidePR's own backyard, Marin County.

Benyon honed his public relations acumen with Speed Communications after graduating from Oxford Brookes University. He managed a variety of accounts as senior account executive, including award-winning campaigns for adidas, Lucozade Sport and The North Face. At OutsidePR, Benyon will be assisting with public relations and communications strategies for clients including, Moji, BUFF USA, Ultimate Direction and AlterG.

Gossel comes to OutsidePR after spending the past few years as a Trip Expert for Backroads Active Travel Company where she developed and led cycling expeditions. Prior to that, taught alpine skiing at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. 

Gordon Wright, president and founder of OutsidePR, said, "What a delight to add young talent like Mary and Harry. Increasingly, our clients are seeking UK and European coverage, which Harry will help with immensely. Mary is one of the smartest, most avid and personable professionals that I've ever worked with, as the outdoor industry either knows or will learn quickly. As we continue to grow in the fitness and outdoor worlds, we'll be relying on them to propagate our own brand of innovative and hard-working PR for our clients."


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