Kelly Hodrick

Union, NJ USA

Professional Experience

Experienced communications and marketing professional, covering everything from new product launches within the luxury fashion and accessories industry to popular wines and spirits brands.


5 Years
Other, Specify
6 Years


Consumer Products
15 Years
Other, Specify
4 Years
15 Years


Advertising, client side
4 Years
PR (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
9 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
9 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

9 Years

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

88 RUE DU RHONE Swiss-Made Luxury Watches (10+), Urban Intimates Luxury Lingerie (10+)

Other Work History

Vice President - Consumer Lifestyle Division - mid-size PR agency Director of Communications - Montblanc North America Director of Public Relations - Diageo North America

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint.


Laptop, digital printer, iPad.


Provided upon request.



88 RUE DU RHONE watches covered in Maxim's year end round up of "Best Stuff of the Year."
Brand-new watch trade publication, About Time features four-page editorial coverage of new Swiss-made luxury watch entrant, 88 RUE DU RHONE.
Urban Intimates featured in guide to finding the right bra fit.
Watch Journal announces launch of 88 RUE DU RHONE in their Industry Watch section and shares information about founders, Elie & Pierre Bernheim.
Ladies 35mm timepiece featured in LuxeFinder section of December issue.
Writer Michelle Graff interviews 88 RUE DU RHONE Co-Founder, Elie Bernheim regarding the introduction of the new Swiss-made watch collection in the U.S.
Urban Intimates featured in Ebony Magazine as the go-to brand for curvy figures.
88 RUE DU RHONE 35mm ladies watch with diamonds featured in fashion trends editorial in December issue of Focus on Fashion Retail Magazine.
In Store Magazine features men's 39mm automatic timepiece and discusses the development and launch of the new Swiss-made timepiece brand by the Bernheim brothers, grandsons of famous watchmaker, Raymond Weil.
International Watch discusses the upcoming brand launch of 88 RUE DU RHONE watches.
Essence featuresUrban Intimates lingerie set as the perfect option for "girls with curves."
Internationl Watch Magazine debuts teaser article about upcoming launch of 88 RUE DU RHONE watches in the U.S. features 88 RUE DU RHONE watches in email blast sent to dedicated VIP client list of 100,000+ members in New York City.
Chronos Magazine features editorial in the Fall/Winter issue about the launch and introduction of 88 RUE DU RHONE Swiss-made luxury watches including comments by brand co-founders and brothers, Elie & Pierre Bernheim.
International Watch Magazine features editorial about the launch of 88 RUE DU RHONE watches in the U.S.

Blog Coverage

Watch enthusiasts and founders of Worn&Wound watch blog discuss their one-on-one introduction to 88 RUE DU RHONE at exclusive press preview held in Manhattan in July 2012.
88 RUE DU RHONE men's chronograph featured as luxe gift guide suggestion for holiday 2012.

Press Releases

88 RUE DU RHONE proudly announces retail partnership with Ross-Simons jewelers in Cranston, RI.
88 RUE DU RHONE announces legendary watch retailer Tourneau will now carry it's collection of Swiss-made luxury timepieces.
Release introducing men's 42mm black chronograph - the featured product in the inaugural brand advertising campain.
88 RUE DU RHONE announces brand's availability at select Lord & Taylor locations in the U.S.
88 RUE DU RHONE proudly announces the world's first-ever accessible Swiss-made luxury brand is now available at select Macy's locations.

Celebrity Dressing

Secured opportunity for 88 RUE DU RHONE to furnish a watch to U.S. polo player, Nic Roldan. Nic exclusively wore 88 RUE DU RHONE timepieces during all of his show appearances for the duration of New York Fashion Week.

Sales Support

Designed the layout and introduction of 88 RUE DU RHONE watches in first-ever holiday catalog appearance with retail partner, Zales.


WHERE MIAMI Guestbook features 88 RUE DU RHONE men's chronograph in its editorial section of their luxury publication which is placed in guestrooms of luxury hotels throughout Miami.