I have been trying to add a footer to this report, generated with rmarkdown; however, whatever I do, it just doesn't work for me.

   \lhead{PBM - PPM - \today} 
   \lfoot{PBM- QSP}

title: "report_8"
author: "Erik"
output: pdf_document
## R Markdown

This is an R Markdown document. Markdown is a simple formatting syntax for authoring HTML, PDF, and MS Word documents. For more details on using R Markdown see <http://rmarkdown.rstudio.com>.

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Just delete \addtolength{\headheight}{2.0cm}


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