HITS Daily Double

Hermelin Joins Susan Blond

BLOND AMBITION: Veteran publicist Leslie Hermelin has joined veteran PR doyenne Susan Blond's fabled firm as Associate Vice President. Previously Director of Media for Mute Records, Hermelin oversaw a roster that included Moby, Goldfrapp, Fever Ray and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Her clients at SBI will include Clay Walker, Chris Willis, Stadiumred and Sharam. She has no idea her boss once starred in an Andy Warhol movie. (5/27p)