New York-based Finn Partners, one of the biggest independent PR firms in the USA (led by founder Peter Finn), absorbed London-based Brighter PR from January 1st, 2018 – Brighter PR will retain its name for at least five years but it is already ‘a Finn Partners company’ . Debbie Flynn, Brighter’s founder and CEO, is now managing partner, reporting to both Chantal Bowman-Boyles – Finn Partners’ London-based leader of EMEA – and Gail Moaney, managing partner, tourism practice leader, at Finn Partners, New York. Steve Dunne, current chairman of the Brighter Group, is senior partner, strategy, and Fiona Jeffery, non-executive director at Brighter Group, is global tourism advisor for Finn Partners. Finn Partners’ annual revenue s now over £59 million. Above, Debbie Flynn and Peter Finn.