January 31, 2015 6:36 PM ET


Company Overview of Merkle Inc.

Company Overview

Merkle Inc. operates as a customer relationship marketing (CRM) agency. It offers consulting services, such as customer strategy, enterprise CRM transformation, marketing optimization, marketing process efficiency, customer insight enablement, and CRM technology services. The company also provides data and analytics services, including insights, decision science, measurement, and data solutions. In addition, it offers creative services, such as creative consulting, and direct marketing studio and production services. Further, the company provides digital agency services, including digital strategy, media, customer engagement, and experience design services. It serves consumer packaged goods,...

7001 Columbia Gateway Drive

Columbia, MD 21046

United States

Founded in 1971





Key Executives for Merkle Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Quantitative Marketing and President of Merkle APAC
Age: 40
President of Vertical Markets
President of CRM Capabilities
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Merkle Inc. Key Developments

Merkle Names John Padwick as Vice President, Vertical Markets, Travel

Merkle announced the appointment of John Padwick to vice president, Travel. In this role, Padwick will lead the growth efforts for the company’s Travel practice and will provide expertise in bringing innovative data, analytic and technical marketing solutions to top travel and hospitality clients. Padwick brings to the company more than 15 years of expertise in lifestyle marketing and brand development, including building and managing highly successful integrated brand marketing initiatives across the travel industry. He has led the development of digital platforms for major global travel brands including Hilton Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. Prior to joining the company, Padwick served as senior director of e-commerce and CRM marketing at sbe Entertainment.

Merkle Expands Credit Facility to $325 Million

Merkle announced that it has closed an amendment to provide capacity to upsize its credit facility to $325 million senior secured credit facilities for general corporate purposes and acquisitions. The amendment to the credit facility, arranged by M&T Bank, serves to increase the overall size of the facility and provide the company with increased flexibility.

Merkle Appoints Justin Stayrook to Vice President, Experience Technology

Merkle announced the appointment of Justin Stayrook to vice president, experience technology. In this role, Stayrook will be spearheading an practice of consulting and delivery services for experience technology that encompasses web content management, eCommerce, and digital asset management. Stayrook has over 15 years of experience as a consultant and solution architect with online and mobile technologies. Prior to joining Merkle, Stayrook was a member of the executive team at Siteworx.

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