Asia’s Leading B2B Media Agency, Band Interprise, Joins Forces with gyro
17 Feb 2017
Dentsu Aegis Network merges Band Interprise under the gyro brand to create a truly global, best-in-class, full-service B2B offering
Dentsu Aegis Network’s global business-to-business (B2B) agency – gyro, the world’s first full-service creative B2B powerhouse, now has a unique offering for the rapidly expanding Asia Pacific market.
Band Interprise – the leading B2B agency in APAC offering end-to-end marketing solutions and specializing in the technology, finance, manufacturing, pharma and automotive sectors, as well as its partner agency Interprise Australia, have joined forces with gyro to create a powerful, new full-service B2B agency servicing APAC, the Middle East and Africa.
Globally, gyro is 700 creative minds spread across 16 offices and five continents, and is the only B2B agency that offers the total integration of creative, media, data, channel marketing, sales enablement and technology solutions for B2B marketers. gyro was acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network in July 2016, while Band Interprise, which has 14 years’ experience in APAC, was acquired in December 2015.
Nick Waters, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network APAC, said: “Consolidating our B2B agency brands is an intergrated approach to creating a unique offering. Our strategy is to build key specialisms within our network to collaborate and activate the power of the network, ensuring we are well-placed to succeed in today’s fast-paced digital economy.”
Christoph Becker, Global CEO and COO of gyro, said: “gyro is uniquely positioned to bring together content and context, as well as precision and feeling, to ignite business minds and hearts with humanly relevant ideas. Combined with the strength of Dentsu Aegis Network, the strongest agency network in the region, gyro is at the forefront of reinventing the way we see, consume and feel advertising in the dynamic business-to-business space. There is no other agency in the region, or the world, capable of offering this combined power and value.”
Kieran Vye, Managing Director of gyro APAC, said: “This is a very exciting development for our clients across APAC, the Middle East and Africa who can now tap into the B2B specialists across the globe, as well as the full resources of Dentsu Aegis Network, providing best-in-class marketing services and solutions to business leaders.”
For further information:
Pei Xuan Lim
Communications Manager, APAC
Dentsu Aegis Network
Tel: +65 6501 1693
As the world’s first full-service global creative B2B powerhouse, our mission is to create ideas that are humanly relevant. gyro is Advertising Age’s 2016 B2B Agency of the Year and the BMA’s 2016, 2015 and 2014 Global B2B Agency of the Year. Our 700 creative minds in 16 offices work with top companies, including Aflac, Danone, eBay, Google, HP, John Deere, TD Ameritrade, Teva, USG and Vodafone. gyro is a part of the Denstu Aegis Network, which is the 2017 MediaPost Holding Company of the Year. www.gyro.com
About Dentsu Aegis Network
Part of Dentsu Inc., Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of ten global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, Merkle, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with around 35,000 dedicated specialists. www.dentsuaegisnetwork.com