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The Devon Group Executive to Be Featured Guest on ‘The Bill Kutik Radio Show’

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- CEO Jeanne Achille to Discuss How PR Best Practices Apply to Vendors and Practitioners-

MIDDLETOWN, N.J.(July 21, 2009) - The Devon Group, a public relations and marketing services firm, today announced that its president and chief executive officer, Jeanne Achille, will be a featured guest on this week's  episode of "The Bill Kutik Radio Show."

 "The Bill Kutik Radio Show" is a bi-weekly online talk show hosted by Bill Kutik, the leading independent analyst in the HR Technology marketplace. Produced by Knowledge Infusion's Center of Excellence, the show features unedited and unrehearsed conversations with some of the industry's key thought leaders.

"The goal of our radio show is to showcase the best and the brightest of HR technology vendors, practitioners and consultants.  As the first guest from the PR side of the business, Jeanne will deliver a singular perspective of the HR technology space. I've admired her drive and determination, as do clients, press and analysts alike. A trusted advisor and partner to her clients, she tailors a personalized approach for each one, getting a client's message to be heard by the right people. I am eager to hear Jeanne's views on the marketplace," commented Kutik.

Achille founded The Devon Group in 1994, achieving profitability in less than one year with no outside funding; 15 years later, the firm serves clients in 16 countries. She continues to drive the strategic direction of this widely respected, privately held agency and remains deeply involved with clients, press and analysts. With more than 25 years of sales, marketing and PR experience, including the development of corporate branding campaigns, company and product launches, executive media training, media and analyst relations, and speaker bureau programs, she is considered by many to be one of the best public relations professionals in the business. She has received numerous awards for writing and media placements and among her specialties are staffing and recruiting; talent management; global HR and payroll; social networking; and Web 2.0 technologies.

"I have high regard for Bill, who is one of the HR technology industry's leading analysts. It's an honor to be a guest on his show and I'm looking forward to discussing the PR issues faced by organizations today," commented Achille.

The show will air Wednesday, July 22 at noon EDT. More information, including a link to listen, can be found at http://www.knowledgeinfusion.com/coe/community/coe/radioshow. "The Bill Kutik Radio Show" is also available on iTunes as a single podcast or by subscription.

About The Devon Group Founded in 1994, The Devon Group delivers quantifiable public relations and marketing results to a wide variety of companies and organizations. The Company's full range of PR and marketing services build recognition for new initiatives, products and services as well as increase qualified sales leads for clients. The Devon Group has won numerous awards for writing outstanding feature stories and press releases as well as designing and executing local, national and global print and online media campaigns.

Headquartered in Middletown, N.J., The Devon Group has offices in London and Waltham, Mass.  The company has achieved certification as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) from the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).  For more information about The Devon Group, please visit www.devonpr.com or follow twitter.com/devongroup.