Media agencies benchmark company RECMA has named Vizeum as the world’s fastest growing global media network in its Overall Activity Billings 2014 report published last week.
Across the sixteen global agencies assessed by RECMA, Vizeum increased activity billings year-on-year by +29.1 per cent, more than 9 per cent more than the second ranked agency.
Top five growth rates of ‘Overall Activity Billings 2014’:
- Vizeum + 29.1 per cent
- BPN + 20 per cent
- Arena + 12.3 per cent
- MediaCom + 11.5 per cent
- Dentsu media + 11.1 per cent
In absolute volume, Vizeum increased its OA Billings by + $m 2 183 (the 3rd highest growth).
Vizeum was launched in 2003 with the ambition of being clients’ most innovative partner in the digital age. The network has now grown to 65 offices in 45 markets. Thomas Le Thierry founded Vizeum in France and was appointed global president, Vizeum in 2013. The network manages global clients from seven Global Hubs in London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo and Wiesbaden.
Key wins for the Vizeum network in 2014 included ABinBEV (Europe), Burger King (Europe) and Shiseido (Global). Vizeum also expanded its relationships with Sonos, Ikea and BMW in new markets.
Kenny Stewart, CEO of Vizeum Australia and New Zealand said, “It’s great news for us here in Australia that Vizeum is being recognised as the world’s fastest growing network by RECMA. This recognition continues to assure our clients that they are in the best hands; it fills our people with pride and certainly fuels our growing reputation locally as being a serious, respected player for new business opportunities locally, regionally and globally.
“We are really looking forward to building on the significant momentum that we have already generated this year with new clients including Citibank, Studio Canal, Crazy Domains, King Living, Wotif, Citroen, TomTom, Under Armour, World Vision, Acquire Learning, Racing Victoria & the Melbourne Racing Club.”
Thomas Le Thierry said, “We have achieved this impressive growth through our single-minded focus on making innovation in media create value for clients. We have built a consistent network which now has real momentum. This growth helps us to keep the agility required in the fast moving environment. It’s the only way we can credibly remain on the edge of the industry doing best in class work for our clients.”