Deloitte Digital has expanded its Acne subsidiary to the Netherlands, marking the company’s ninth operation across Europe.
Acne has been in business since 1996, when it launched in Stockholm, Sweden. The creative agency has been independent for about two decades, building a client base that includes professionals like IKEA, Spotify, and H&M.
In August 2017, the Swede was captured by Deloitte Digital, and since then, the company has been running a campaign to expand across Europe. Offices have been established in London, Berlin, Hamburg, Dublin, Lisbon, Milan and Rome, with Amsterdam being the latest city to join the company’s footprint.
Acne is a creative agency that conceptualizes, designs and develops brands and products. The company employs a mix of creative strategists, creators, producers, writers, filmmakers, and designers.
Together with the management consultants of Deloitte Consulting and the technology capabilities of Deloitte Digital (including acquired company Pervorm), the Big Four can provide “end-to-end services for innovative transformations”. create,” said Kasia Blicharz, a partner at Deloitte Digital and previously said to lead Accenture Interactive in the Netherlands.
“We help Chief Marketing Officers with an integrated brand, advertising content service that combines emotion with scale to help them bring their brands, products and campaigns to life,” she said. .
In the Netherlands, Acne will operate from Deloitte’s ‘The Garage’ office in Amsterdam. The startup team is led by Joey Duis (Creative Strategy Director), Matthé Stet (Design Director), Olaf van der Geld (Creative Director) and Robert Hagendoorn (Creative Director).
“Brands must constantly innovate to stay relevant,” said Joey Duis, Director of Creative Strategy. As a result, there is a growing need for creativity in broader conversion goals. By combining the expertise of Acne and Deloitte, we help brands not only develop purpose and communicate effectively, but truly live them. ”