Emperor acquires Taylor O'Brien

Published in News on 10 July 2017 By Steve Kemp, Co-Founder and CEO

Manchester branding agency joins the Emperor family.

Emperor today announces the acquisition of Taylor O’Brien (TOB), a specialist branding agency established in 2006, with expertise in creating brand strategies, creative and campaigns aligned to the success of their clients’ businesses.

The team, led by Keith Taylor and Helen O’Brien, works with an impressive mix of local, national and international brands, which will benefit from the expanded range of services offered by Emperor. TOB will also bring their expertise to Emperor’s growing client base, both in the North West and further afield.

This is Emperor’s fourth acquisition and expands Emperor’s network of UK offices to five, all with strong and established creative, management and delivery capabilities.

Steve Kemp, CEO of Emperor commented, "We are delighted that Taylor O’Brien is joining the Emperor family. Both agencies share the same vision and values, and the ideal fit with our strategy to create a national network of offices, ensuring we provide better service by being closer to our clients."

Keith Taylor commented, "Having successfully collaborated with Emperor on assignments this year and already worked with several members of their team, this seems to be a very natural cultural and business fit. We are very excited about the next chapter of our journey."


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