‘Best Agency’ Award Tops Most Successful Year for M&C Saatchi Mobile
M&C Saatchi Mobile, the leading full service mobile marketing agency, has achieved recognition in both effectiveness and creativity for its world-class mobile marketing campaigns. Throughout 2014, the agency has been awarded a raft of prestigious accolades including this week’s iMedia ‘Best agency for Mobile’ as well as The Drum’s ‘Mobile Agency of the Year’. On top of this, its founder and global CEO James Hilton was crowned in The Drum’s Mobile Top 50, as the most influential man in mobile.
The most recent iMedia award, announced earlier this week, rounds off one of the best years that M&C Saatchi Mobile has seen since its launch in 2005 when it was founded as one of the first dedicated mobile agencies in the UK.
M&C Saatchi Mobile, whose clients include Skype, John Lewis and Just Eat, has seen a 50% increase in turnover YOY and has doubled in staff.
James Hilton, Founder and Global CEO of M&C Saatchi Mobile, commented on the company’s success in 2014, said: “The news marks a significant era of growth for the agency. Following our impressive global success, 2014 has been a record year both commercially and in terms of awards. We feel honoured to be placed so highly in the marketing industry. It was great for us to lead the charge across so many categories and brands. This is the culmination of a great team and the pride and passion we have for our work across all our clients.”
It was recently reported that M&C Saatchi’s pre-tax profit of £18.6 million in 2013, up 7.5 per cent year on year, after UK revenues increased by 13 per cent. This was led by “exceptional growth” from CRM (LIDA) and Mobile (M&C Saatchi Mobile).