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Hart-Boillot Announces New Managing Director of Public Relations

Dawn Sullivan Joins Growing Agency From Schwartz Communications; Brings Strong Leadership and Technology Experience Across Vertical Markets

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - May 20, 2008) - Hart-Boillot, an advertising and public relations agency specializing in medical, clean-tech, high-technology and educational markets, today announced the appointment of Dawn Sullivan as Managing Director of Public Relations. Sullivan joins Hart-Boillot from Schwartz Communications, where she provided award-winning public relations services to emerging-growth technology, services and consumer companies for ten years. At Hart-Boillot, Sullivan will be charged with growing the company's public relations practice and working closely with current and future clients to develop public relations strategies and programs that increase mindshare with target audiences.

Through the course of her career, Sullivan has worked with disruptive technology companies in the networking, business intelligence, wireless, semiconductor, customer relationship management, business process outsourcing and consumer goods markets. She has worked on the PR front lines of multiple IPOs and acquisitions, most recently taking a company through the acquisition of a company more than double its revenue. Her vast client portfolio and industry expertise have enabled her to work with businesses in multiple global markets, including Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Philippines and India.

Sullivan's hands-on management style includes staying connected to the industry influencers and media that shape the climate in which her clients do business. She has secured high-profile coverage for her clients in outlets including BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, The Early Show, CNN, Dow Jones, The Associated Press, The Boston Globe and The Wall Street Journal.

"Hart-Boillot is committed to providing personalized, small-agency attention with big-agency results," said Nicolas Boillot, managing partner, Hart-Boillot. "As we continue to grow, Dawn's expertise, market knowledge and hands-on management style will be invaluable in helping us provide a higher level of PR capabilities for our clients."

Since its founding in 1999, Hart-Boillot has grown as a result of long-term relationships with clients in the US and abroad. Companies and institutions that have chosen Hart-Boillot to develop advertising, public relations and graphic design campaigns include Contextvision, EMC, Embedded Systems Design, Inc., ForHealth Technologies, Soapstone Networks, Tail-f Systems, the Messaging Industry Association (TMIA), Vicor Corporation, Harvard University and Northeastern University.

"Hart-Boillot is redefining the agency experience by becoming an extension of its clients' marketing teams and placing the value on partnership, shared goals and results," said Sullivan. "I am thrilled to join at this exciting time of growth and look forward to being part of a team that feels so passionately about its clients and their success."

Dawn graduated cum laude from Boston University's College of Communications with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations.

About Hart-Boillot

Hart-Boillot was founded in 1999 as a business-to-business advertising, public relations and graphic design agency. Hart-Boillot's clients include Confirmit, Contextvision, EMC, Embedded Systems Design, Inc., ForHealth Technologies, Soapstone Networks, Tail-f Systems, the Messaging Industry Association (TMIA), Vicor Corporation, Harvard University, Northeastern University and others. To learn more about Hart-Boillot, please visit our Web site at, or call us at 781-893-0053.

Contact Information: Contact: Katie Delach Hart-Boillot, LLC t. 781-893-0053 f. 781-893-0049