Global media and digital communications group, Aegis Media, today announces the acquisition of TRIO Digital Integrated (“TRIO”), one of the most successful full-service digital agencies in China.
Led by CEO and Executive Creative Director Chris Chen and employing 120 people, TRIO is well-known across China for its creativity in the digital space, having been named Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Greater China Digital Agency of the Year and Independent Agency of the Year in 2012. The acquisition will see TRIO rebranded to Trio Isobar to become part of the Isobar China group, which already includes wwwins Isobar and OMP.
Chris Chen will continue as CEO and Executive Creative Director of Trio Isobar, supported by General Manager April Chang and Deputy General Manager Britney Pai.
Nick Waters, CEO of Aegis Media Asia Pacific said: “TRIO is a top class digital marketing agency with high quality creative credentials. Bringing TRIO into the group adds another dimension to our market leading digital capabilities in China. This is an exciting move and we welcome Chris and his team to the company.”
Jean Lin, CEO of Isobar Asia Pacific and Global Chief Strategy Officer said: “TRIO offers great credibility in China when it comes to integrated creative and digital innovation, not to mention the agency’s pioneering spirit and strength of talent - something Isobar is always on the lookout for around the world. The addition of TRIO will make Isobar one of the largest digital marketing agency networks, with over 700+ digital specialists in China including wwwins Isobar and OMP.”
Chris Chen, CEO and Executive Creative Director of Trio Isobar said: “Isobar’s reputation is strong in China so when the opportunity arose to join the Aegis Media network it was an obvious decision and one that will grow our business exponentially. Isobar’s full-service digital focus and scope also allows us to connect with clients across Aegis Media in China and provide increased capabilities across the network.”
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