Marketing communications agency, Creative Edge, has announced a partnership with FCB (Foote, Cone, and Belding), a global, fully integrated marketing communications company with a heritage of creativity spanning 150 years.
FCB has an 8,000-strong team in more than 120 offices across 80 countries and has been operating on the African continent for close to a century. It is also a company within the Interpublic Group (IPG), an award-winning, global provider of marketing solutions.
As an affiliate of FCB in Kenya, Creative Edge is now transitioning to become Creative FCB and will represent the global agency in the country with the intention to become an FCB center of excellence for the FCB Africa regional network.
Making the announcement, Creative FCB Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Prital Patel, said, “This partnership will enable us to merge synergies and introduce even more cutting-edge solutions to our clients, take on more regional clientele, and consequently become that future-fit marketing communications partner that is fully cognisant of client dynamics in a post-COVID global economy.”
With over 300 marketing campaigns under its belt and with more than twenty local and international awards in its arsenal, Creative Edge is one of Kenya’s long-running homegrown agencies that has been in the market for more than 25 years.
The Group Chief Executive Officer of FCB Africa, Mr. Thabang SKWAMBANE, said, “Creative FCB brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our network, perfectly capturing the rich and diverse cultural nuances of East Africa. With their innovative ideas, dynamic storytelling, and deep understanding of the local market, we are confident that they will elevate our clients’ brands and deliver outstanding results.”
Creative FCB, will, in the long-term, begin to position itself for the regional market as a provider of quality marketing communications solutions with a focus on, among other areas: advertising, digital, data analytics, strategic planning, integrated production, direct marketing, and CRM, as well as web/tech.