Four new specialists join APEX Public Relations and ruckus digital

TORONTO, March 10, 2016 /CNW/ - APEX and its digital partner ruckus digital recently added four new faces to their teams. Shane McKenna joined APEX as senior consultant, lifestyle media relations, and Justin Gaul as an account coordinator on the consumer and corporate APEX teams. Laura Zechel joined as an account coordinator serving both APEX and ruckus digital, while Dimitri Bariamis rounds out the foursome as a ruckus digital social media specialist.

"It's incredibly motivating to the APEX and ruckus digital teams to have these terrific communicators join our respective groups," says Kenneth Evans, managing partner. "I know I speak for our staff and clients, when I say that bringing on diversified talent like these professionals is so important to delivering truly integrated, multichannel programming to clients."

With an extensive background in design, fashion and consumer marketing, Shane McKenna (@Shane_McKenna) brings his considerable media relations skills to the role of senior consultant, lifestyle media relations.

Justin Gaul (@jgaul87) comes from a multinational agency where he focused on CPGs and beauty.  Laura Zechel (@LauraZee__) previously worked at a Canadian fashion publication and three boutique PR agencies on fashion and lifestyle clients.  

Dimitri Bariamis (@dimitri_os) joins the ruckus team with over three years' experience working for TSN, in addition to past agency experience.

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For more information on ruckus digital, go to Follow us on Twitter @ruckusdigital and LinkedIn.

SOURCE Apex Public Relations

Image with caption: "From left: Laura Zechel, Justin Gaul, Shane McKenna and Dimitri Bariamis (CNW Group/Apex Public Relations)". Image available at:

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