WPP is expanding its reach in India with co-location campuses in Mumbai and Gurugram. The Mumbai campus, which will employ more than 3,800 people is opening this month, with the Gurugram location slated to begin operations next year. Located in a new complex next to the international airport, the Mumbai co-location will bring together more than 16 companies under one roof. “India represents a region with immense opportunities for WPP,” said CEO Mark Read. “We are committed to building further momentum for our businesses there, through our Campus investments.”
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Hudson West, of Scottsdale, has opened an office in Brooklyn. Lori Jung, who co-founded the agency in 2012 with Jen Rogers, will head up the Brooklyn office, which is located in the borough’s Park Slope neighborhood. Hudson West’s client roster will be divided between the Scottsdale and Brooklyn offices, with staff on both coasts working on each of its accounts. The agency provides strategic marketing and communications, including public relations, social media marketing, event planning, and branding. Additional services now include influencer marketing, video and digital production, SEO and geo-targeted advertising and content development.
REQ has acquired Internet Marketing Inc., a performance marketing company. IMI’s executive management will remain in place, with Jason Brigham serving as EVP, west coast operations and Justin Cohen as EVP. IMI’s San Diego and Las Vegas offices will remain open, with REQ’s headquarters continuing to stay in Washington, DC. The deal will allow REQ to integrate its expertise and proprietary technology in SEO, search marketing, digital technology and brand management with IMI’s strengths in earned media and social media as well as enterprise performance advertising. The combined company is expected to bring in annual revenue of $50 million, with 120 employees across six offices.