Isobar (company)

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Part of Dentsu Aegis Network.
Founded 2004
Area served
Key people

Jean Lin, Global CEO
Abel Reis, CEO at Isobar LatAm
Geoff Cubitt, USA CEO
Jeff Maling, USA CEO
Sven Huberts, Regional Managing Director, APAC
Services Strategy
Web development
Number of employees

Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled by technology, to transform businesses and brands. Isobar have over 3,900 digital pioneers in 73 offices, across 42 markets worldwide. Isobar has won over 350 awards including 18 Agency of the Year titles over the last three years and three Asia-Pacific Agency Network of the Year Awards over the past four years. Key clients include adidas, Coca-Cola, Huawei, Google, Enterprise, Kellogg's, and P&G.

While originally built through acquisitions and many branded-entities, it unified its branding globally in December 2013 to rename all its agencies as Isobar.

Isobar is part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dentsu Inc.


  • 2014 : Isobar named Digital Agency Network of the Year 2014 across Asia Pacific [1]
  • 2014 : Isobar appoints Jean Lin as Global CEO [2]
  • 2013: Isobar named Digital Agency Network of the Year 2012 by Campaign Asia-Pacific for the second consecutive year[3]
  • 2013: Boston presence expands to accommodate growth and strengthen MIT Media Lab Sponsorship[4]
  • 2013: Isobar expands its international footprint to Turkey [5]
  • 2013: Trio in China joins Isobar [6]
  • 2013: Isobar extends its reach in Russia with the acquisition of Traffic [7]
  • 2012: Visual Jazz Isobar in Australia joins Isobar[8]
  • 2012: US digital agency Roundarch joins Isobar[9]
  • 2012: Further expansion in China through acquisition of eLink Advertising[10]
  • 2011: Isobar opens third office in India and expands into Middle East and Indonesia[11]
  • 2010: New structure and global leadership team announced[12]
  • 2010: Jean Lin appointed CEO of Isobar Asia Pacific[13]
  • 2009: Mark Cranmer appointed as chief executive officer[14]
  • 2008: Isobar expands APAC footprint into Malaysia[15]
  • 2007: Isobar expands into Latin America,[16] South Africa,[17] Korea,[18] Hong Kong,[19] Russia[20] and Canada[21]
  • 2007: Isobar recognised as world’s largest digital network[22] Interactive Agency report (published February 2007)[23]
  • 2006: Isobar gains further strength in Nordics[24]
  • 2005: Isobar launches in USA,[25] Sweden[26] and Hungary[27]
  • 2005: Leading UK creative agency Glue London joins Isobar[28]
  • 2004: Official global launch of agency under the Isobar brand under leadership of Nigel Morris[29]


  1. ^ "Isobar named Digital Agency Network of the Year across Asia Pacific region". 
  2. ^ "Isobar appoints Jean Lin as Global CEO". 
  3. ^ "Agency Network of the Year Winners Announced". Campaign Asia. 
  4. ^ "Roundarch Isobar Relocates and Expands Chicago, New York, and Denver Offices to Accommodate Sustained Growth". Reuters. 13 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Isobar expands its international footprint to Turkey". M&MGlobal. 
  6. ^ "Aegis Media's Trio joins Isobar to form Trio Isobar". 
  7. ^ "Aegis Media's Isobar extends its reach in Russia with the acquisition of Traffic". 
  8. ^ "Isobar mixes it up with Visual Jazz". Marketing Interactive. 
  9. ^ "Aegis Group Buys Roundarch for $125M". Adweek. 
  10. ^ "Isobar acquires eLink to further China expansion". 
  11. ^ "Isobar expands in India with third office in Bangalore". Campaign Asia. 
  12. ^ "Isobar to roll out network rebrand". Campaign. 
  13. ^ "Isobar Asia promotes Lin to CEO". M&M Global. 
  14. ^ "Mark Cranmer appointed chief executive of Aegis network Isobar". Campaign. 
  15. ^ "Aegis Acquires £0.1 M Digital Agency IF". 
  16. ^ "Aegis Acquires Brazil's AgenciaClick for $31MM". 
  17. ^ "Aegis Triggers Deal, Acquires Another Digital Shop". 
  18. ^ "Aegis Continues Isobar Roll-Up, Acquires Ion". 
  19. ^ "Aegis Continues Isobar Roll-Up, Acquires Ion". 
  20. ^ "Aegis acquires Russian digital agency AdWatch". 
  21. ^ "Aegis acquires Canadian digital agency Mindblossom". 
  22. ^ "Media Agencies Benchmark". RECMA. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  23. ^ Goetzl, David (4 October 2012). "MediaPost Publications - Home of MediaDailyNews, MEDIA and OMMA Magazines". Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  24. ^ "Digital expansion drives profits growth at Aegis". 
  25. ^ "Isobar Acquires Molecular for $31.5M". 
  26. ^ "Aegis Isobar adds another agency". 
  27. ^ "Aegis marketing is Hungary for Kirowski buyout deal". 
  28. ^ Milmo, Dan (12 August 2005). "Aegis buys Glue London for £14m". The Guardian. 
  29. ^ "Aegis Media launches international digital network". Marketing Week. 

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