Accenture, the global professional services company, announced it has acquired Groningen based digital marketing agency Storm Digital. The acquisition is the latest step in growing the Experience Agency’s programmatic advertising capabilities in Europe
Founded in 2006, Storm Digital specializes in creating impactful digital customer experiences for leading Dutch companies and brands, including ABN AMRO, Exact, KLM, Rituals and Transavia. The agency has approximately 90 employees located in Amsterdam and Groningen, who will become part of Accenture Interactive. Storm Digital serves clients across a wide range of industries with specific focus on financial services, automotive, retail and travel and is one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in the Netherlands.
Storm Digital CEO Viktor van der Wijk: “We’re very proud to have attracted the attention of the world’s largest digital agency. Storm Digital is well respected in digital marketing and Accenture Interactive has acknowledged that. Joining Accenture Interactive enriches our team and clients with international scalable digital solutions that are essential to win in an increasingly demanding environment.”
Bigger presence in the Netherlands
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
This is the second investment Accenture Interactive has made to strengthen its presence in the Netherlands. Storm Digital follows the 2016 acquisition of Amsterdam-based mobile specialist, Mobgen. Recently Accenture Interactive also appointed three creative industry leaders to its team in the Netherlands.