LONDON – December 15, 2016 — Emerging Communications has acquired the digital marketing division of OKOMP, becoming one of the largest, and most experienced Chinese digital marketing agencies in the UK.

There is now significant demand from UK and European brands to export to China, or target Chinese customers within Europe, and Emerging Communication’s wanted to strengthen its web and search offering to offer a full digital team.

This acquisition will re-inforce Emerging Communications as a leader in the Chinese digital marketing area, and as part of this growth strategy, it will strengthen their web and search teams, 2 areas in significant demand from brands looking to target Chinese customers.

The price of purchase is undisclosed.

The Chinese digital marketing division of OKOMP, will be amalgamated into the existing Emerging Communications team in London and Shanghai. Emerging Communications has appointed Evonne Guan, Digital Account Director at OKOMP to join the senior team in the London office. Evonne will head up the Client Services division and brings with her a wealth of senior account management and business development experience.

 

“This is a significant milestone for us, also for the Chinese digital marketing industry in the UK” says Emerging Communications CEO, Domenica Di Lieto. “Demand from UK brands that want large scale and integrated digital marketing, delivered by a senior London based team, has grown quickly. It is important for us to be able to respond with a full service strategic offering. This acquisition enables us to do that, and meet the market demand.”

 

Domenica Di Lieto, the CEO of Emerging Communications

 

“The acquisition will merge two agencies to combine expertise and to create an attractive business model to respond to the growth generated by the fast growing Chinese digital services, it is the right time for us to release this digital marketing division.”-  Ladislav Bartos, CEO of OKOMP.

Emerging Communications is a UK-based full- service Chinese marketing agency, with staff in London and China.

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