NEW YORK: Dukas PR (DPR) has promoted Justin Perras to SVP and Seth Linden to VP, media director. Previously, Perras, who joined the firm in 2004, was VP. Linden joined DPR in 2006 after seven years in broadcast journalism. They will serve as heads of two new created groups within the financial practice: the asset management and financial and professional services groups, respectively. The asset management team will include the firm's hedge fund, asset manager, hedge fund service provider, and industry analyst clients. The financial and professional services group will include the firm's roster of investment bank, national credit union organization, economist, and professional service clients.