About the Author

I’m Henry Eshelman, brand marketer, publicist, writer, DJ, husband and father. For more official professional blather, behold!

Henry Eshelman, Managing Director, PMG

Henry Eshelman is Managing Director of Platform Media Group (PMG).  A practitioner as well as strategist, Eshelman positively reinforces the concept of what it means to be a boutique: match large company experience and skills with personal attention.   Eshelman’s public relations specialties include music and media properties, food and beverage, hospitality, filmed entertainment, consumer products, fashion and technology.

Henry Eshelman started his career as a publicist at St. Martin’s press in New York City.  From there he went on to serve as creative director at large to hospitality venues in New York and Los Angeles, including Studio 54, Palladium (which went on to become Morgan’s Hotel Group), Area, Stock Exchange and others.  He subsequently joined consumer/entertainment PR agency B|W|R, where, in 18 years he developed national marketing programs for clients as diverse as Hard Rock Café, Club Monaco Apparel, Nestle Waters, Absolut and Patron.  He became Entertainment Practice Head for Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide before founding PMG in 2006.

PMG specializes in hospitality, travel and tourism, consumer products, music and film. Clients include The Federal Bar; Blvd Hotel and Spa; Blue Angel Vodka; Koloa Hawaiian Rum; Haamonii Shochu; Vintage Bar Group (comprising six LA area bars); 2010 Grammy-winning jazz musician Stanley Clarke, Berkleemusic, the online campus of Berklee College of Music; Learn About Wine education and tastings; film producer/distributor Neoclassics Films and individual film unit and release campaigns including this year’s Oscar winning GOD OF LOVE among many others. In the past PMG has executed campaigns for VW, Tesla, and Land Rover, as well as Spectrum Wine Auctions, Food and Wine’s Taste of Beverly Hills, New Line Cinema and many others.


One response to “About the Author

  1. Blown away by running into Henri Kessler last night at the Bridgehampton Surf & Tennis Club for Jason Binn & The Gilt Groupe’s bash for their new magazine Du Jour – You – of course – were talked of – all godd. Great to see Henri – I have had an office in Southampton for the last 8 years – also one in NYC and stilll doing the pr schtick – working with Art Miami on their inaugural Art Southampton, two pre Broadway shows, The Astaire Awards & several designers et al
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