Interesting news in the Latin Marketing Services Sector. Digital agency Profero, just announced that it has invested in the Vox Collective, to build a new digital centry agency targeting the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. Profero, an independent global communications agency, announced a strategic investment in New York-based, Latino-focused advertising and content agency the vox collective. As part of this investment the vox collective becomes Vox Profero (www.voxprofero.com), an independent digital-centric agency part of the Profero network. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The vox collective co-founders, Roberto Ramos and Susan Jaramillo, will lead the new entity as president and chief creative officer, respectively. Vox Profero will continue to offer its clients fully integrated advertising and marketing services, with expanded digital capabilities that will marry Vox’s Hispanic and Latin American insights with Profero’s global digital and social marketing strengths. “We are thrilled to welcome Vox to Profero,” said Profero co-founder and Global CEO, Wayne Arnold. “This partnership keeps us on track to achieve our strategic goals in 2012 by accelerating our growth in the Americas, and by allowing us to offer our clients digital solutions to reach the growing and influential Latino markets.”
“The new Vox Profero boldly deepens our digital capabilities, allowing us to bring existing and future clients campaigns, content, and assets to digitally-savvy Latinos around the world,” said Mr. Ramos. “Partnering with Profero also brings us into a global arena where Latino culture continues to set trends, allowing our team to collaborate in shaping crossover campaigns.” Profero’s brands include Diageo, HTC, Lufthansa, MINI, and Unilever, Vonage, and Western Union. A 650 + team works out of Beijing, Benelux, Dubai, Hamburg, London, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Zurich. Vox Profero is a digital-centric advertising and marketing agency part of the Profero network, with a focus on the Hispanic and Latin American markets. Vox Profero provides integrated marketing solutions, campaigns and assets for leading clients including General Motors, Macy’s, PepsiCo, and Vonage.