January 18, 2012 09:00 ET

Digital Advertising Firm STEAK Expands to the West Coast With the Opening of an LA Office

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 18, 2012) - STEAK, the award-winning international digital marketing agency, is pleased to announce the expansion of its US operations with a new location in Santa Monica, CA. The agency already operates in The Americas, Europe and Australasia. STEAK LA will be headed by Norman Brauns, a long-time employee of the Corporation and a well-respected industry veteran. Brauns will continue to report to Mark Schwartz, STEAK's US Managing Director.

Schwartz says, "As STEAK's footprint worldwide grows, it became apparent that the West Coast represents the largest opportunity for continued business expansion. Having a client-facing organization in the Los Angeles area will allow us to offer our customers more flexibility and provides us with a direct sales channel in an incredibly strategic growth market."

Founded in 2005, STEAK has a reputation for delivering measurable results for clients such as Virgin, Toyota, Canon, and Scotts Miracle-Gro. The agency is a market leader in direct response advertising, including paid and natural search marketing, display advertising, mobile solutions, affiliate management, social media and digital design. In May 2011, Dentsu, the world's largest consolidated agency network, and the world's 5th largest marketing communications company acquired 100% of the share capital of STEAK Group.

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