Vision7 International acquires Eleven
Toronto-based Vision7 International has acquired Eleven, an advertising creative agency based in San Francisco. Vision7 describes the deal as its first major advertising brand in the US. Eleven has a staff of approximately 100, headed by partners Courtney Buechert, Michele Sileo, Jarett Hausske, Mike McKay, Michael Borosky, Rob Price and Ken Kula. The agency's projected revenue for 2018 is US$29 million. Its clients have included Google, Apple, Dignity Health, Visa, Chevrolet, Shipt, SurveyMonkey, Western Governors University, Kleiner Perkins and E&J Gallo.
"When we went to San Francisco to visit Eleven we experienced a group that had built the ideal modern agency model, delivering smart creative at the speed, scale and impact today's CMO's require," said Brett Marchand, chairman and CEO of Vision7. "Integrating brand innovation, experience design, advertising content and media activation is what any consumer-centric client should be seeking in today's era of convergence. We welcome the entire Eleven team to the V7 family and very much look forward to helping each other grow and become even better partners to today's brands."