Acquisitions, New Hires and Client Wins Fuel Growth
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 15 -- iCrossing (http://www.icrossing.com/), a digital marketing agency committed to people`s desire to find, announced that, new client wins, acquisitions and staffing expansions made 2006 a year of record growth for the company.
iCrossing nearly doubled its headcount to 300, and added offices in Atlanta and Dallas. Attracting some of the industry`s best and brightest to its team, strategic hires included Don Scales, as president and COO, Adam Lavelle as vice president of strategy, and Ian Baer as managing director of iCrossing`s New York office.
In addition to growing existing accounts with 32 of the Fortune 500, iCrossing added 12 new clients in 2006. Today, the company`s client roster includes such brand heavyweights as The Coca-Cola Company, LEGO, General Motors, and PR Newswire.
In November of 2006, iCrossing bolstered its paid media practice and retail vertical expertise with the acquisition of Bay-area search marketing agency NewGate Internet.
"By every measure, 2006 was the biggest year in the company`s history," said Jeff Herzog, CEO and founder of iCrossing. "Fortune 500 companies have begun to understand the value of search-based digital marketing and putting it at the forefront of their marketing programs. With markets such as mobile search still in a nascent phase, we believe that 2007 will be just as prosperous."
iCrossing (www.icrossing.com) is a different kind of digital marketing agency committed to people`s desire to find. The company develops online campaigns, programs and experiences designed to help people find what they are searching for. Through a proven combination of talent and technology, iCrossing helps its global client base -- including 32 Fortune 500 companies - - find solutions for complex digital marketing challenges. Founded in 1998, the company is headquartered in Scottsdale with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, New York and San Francisco. iCrossing was named the 2005 Agency of the Year: Best Search and one of the Top 25 Interactive Agencies by OMMA: The Magazine of Online Media, Marketing & Advertising (OMMA). iCrossing was also ranked no. 2 of the Top 20 search marketing agencies by Advertising Age.