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Tampa’s Haiti Recovery & Development Company Announces VP of Communication

Former FOX Television Executive Bob Linger volunteers to serve in media relations and marketing functions for HR&DC mission to implement master plan for a Haitian Renaissance.



Tampa, Fla. – October 26, 2010 – The Haiti Recovery & Development Company (HR&DC) a Tampa, Florida company committed to the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive recovery and development program for Haiti (Haiti’s version of The Marshall Plan), announced today that former Fox Television Executive Bob Linger will join the company as VP of Communication effective immediately. In his role as VP of Communications, Linger will report directly to Haiti Recovery and Development Company CEO Jim Lange, responsible for media relations and marketing functions.

“Bob Linger brings a wealth of experience in media relations and marketing to our initiative,” commented Founder and CEO of HR&DC, Jim Lange. “His considerable expertise will be an asset as we develop our alliances and begin implementing our recovery and development plan for Haiti.”  Lange added, “We are quite pleased that Bob has volunteered his time and experience to our effort, and offered the resources of Business Link Marketing, to our enterprise.”

Linger has been providing communication guidance to the HR&DC in an unpaid capacity since August 2010. He is currently CEO of Business Link Marketing (, a Tampa marketing company specializing in media, marketing and public relations. Linger is a 30-year media and marketing veteran who recently served as VP General Manager of the FOX Owned and Operated WTVT-TV in Tampa, as well as innumerous sales and marketing management roles, and as a national advertising representative for multiple television station groups.

About The Haitian Recovery & Development Company:

Founded in January 2010, Haiti Recovery & Development Company, LLC has been methodically mapping out a long-term, strategic vision for Haiti’s rebirth.  HR&DC has interacted with a multitude of individuals, companies and government agencies with one simple goal: To assist Haiti and its citizens through its present struggles, until such a time as they can make do on their own.

It is the mission of Haiti Recovery & Development Company, LLC to assist with the creation of an economic engine whereby self-reliance is ultimately possible for Haiti and its people.  The company is committed to the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive recovery and development program (Haiti’s version of The Marshall Plan).  Through strategic alliance partnerships with charitable and for-profit organizations, leading governments and international institutions & agencies, the company will foster a new sense of nationalism, educate and train the Haitian citizenry, teach the values and scope of a free market economy, and combine the strengths of many to achieve real and lasting prosperity. For further details about the Haiti Recovery & Development Company and its goal for a Haitian Renaissance, log on to



For media requests, email or get in touch with HR&DC Senior VP Communications, Bob Linger:

Bob Linger

Senior VP Communications and Marketing

Phone: 813-344-2114 (New Marketing Lighthouse office)
813-695-2221 (mobile)

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