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August 28, 2015 9:08 AM ET

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Company Overview of AKQA Inc.

Company Overview

AKQA Inc. ideates, designs, and delivers iconic digital products and services. It offers services in the areas of social media, data science, engineering, and business transformation and commerce. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in San Francisco, California. It also has operations in Atlanta, Georgia; New York, New York; Portland, Oregon; Washington, District of Columbia; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Berlin, Germany; Gothenburg, Sweden; Gurgaon, India; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; São Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China; and Tokyo, Japan. As of July 26, 2012, AKQA Inc. operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

360 Third Street

5th floor

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 1990

Phone:

415-645-9400

Fax:

415-645-9420

Key Executives for AKQA Inc.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Chief Creative Officer, Head of New York Office and Vice President
Vice President and European Managing Director
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

AKQA Inc. Key Developments

AKQA Inc. Announces Executive Appointments

AKQA Inc. has announced the promotion of Rei Inamoto to chief creative officer worldwide. Before his new appointment, Rei directed AKQA's work in the USA and Asia. In addition, the company has promoted Duan Evans to International Executive Creative Director. In his new position, Duan will take on responsibility for all creative work across Asia and South America, while maintaining his current role in Europe.

Audia America Selects AKQA as Digital Agency of Record

Audia of America has chosen AKQA digital as its agency of record after a competitive review. The company will continue its work on AudiUSA.com, Progressive Retail, online marketing and innovation. It initially named AKQA as its digital agency of record in early 2011.

AKQA to Open Creative Center in São Paulo; Announces Directorate Appointments

Hugo Veiga and Diego Machado, who created acclaimed initiatives for Unilever's Dove brand, will open AKQA's creative center in São Paulo. Opening the agency's first office in Brazil, also in São Paulo, to be housed in a space called Casa AKQA. Plans call for the AKQA São Paulo office, which will be the agency's 13th, to have 50 to 60 employees. Hugo Veiga and Diego Machado joined AKQA. The team is composed of Hugo Veiga, a copywriter, and Diego Machado, an art director. Mr. Veiga, 34, and Mr. Machado, 27, are leaving the São Paulo office of Ogilvy & Mather Brazil, part of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, to join AKQA. They are becoming creative directors at AKQA.

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