MARION Integrated Marketing and AIM Creative Agency today announced an agreement to merge, creating a world-class marketing and advertising organization.
Rob Dihu, General Manager, and Aaron Ellisor, Chief Marketing Officer, will lead the combined company, which will continue to operate under their respective names and with their respective clients, as well as create joint venture projects.
“MARION and AIM have highly complementary core strengths including broad service offerings and passionate marketing people deeply committed to providing excellent customer service and strategic marketing solutions,” Dihu said. “In particular we look forward to welcoming the MARION team aboard and continuing to invest in the development of all of our people. Together we will strive to be the most creative and comprehensive advertising and marketing agency in Houston.”
Ellisor said, “Combining and maximizing the significant strengths of two outstanding companies is certain to be of tremendous advantage in supporting our customers.”
Compelling Strategic Rationale
This transaction will bring together MARION Integrated Marketing’s and AIM Creative Agency’s complementary strengths including talented and dedicated associates, broad service offerings, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Going forward, both agencies will continue to create value for customers through insight-driven customer solutions and expanded services. Increased bandwidth will enhance the flexibility and responsiveness of both agencies, enabling them to provide world-class marketing and advertising services that help clients attain their strategic goals.
Commitment to Investment
MARION Integrated Marketing and AIM Creative Agency remain committed to investing in its businesses with the goal of becoming the best advertising agency in Texas. The company is actively pursuing creative agencies for partnership opportunities. Future expansion plans include acquiring partners in the Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Austin metropolitan areas.
MARION Integrated Marketing and AIM Creative Agency will establish a team comprising employees of both companies to prepare for and oversee a comprehensive integration of employees, customers and vendors. This will allow both agencies to provide better service from a larger and more diverse pool of talent.
“We are very excited in keeping our entire teams intact, and look forward to additional staff to fill out our service offerings.” Ellisor said.
About MARION Integrated Marketing
MARION Integrated Marketing, with over 35 years in operation, is a full-service, B-to-B Houston web design, advertising agency and marketing firm specializing in integrated traditional and state-of-the-art marketing services, including: custom web design, content development, content marketing, internet marketing, graphic design, brand building, custom illustration, catalog design, annual reports, corporate video and trade show displays. For more information about MARION’s solutions, please call 713-623-6444, visit https://www.marion.com or email [email protected]
About AIM Creative Agency
Opened in 1983 as AIM Printing & Publishing, AIM quickly became a cornerstone in the Houston printing industry. In 2008, the owners decided to transition the company into a creative agency, specializing in serving as an outsourced marketing department for small and mid-sized businesses. The move proved to be a boon for AIM Creative Agency, which now provides local businesses with comprehensive advertising plans at a fixed, affordable monthly fee. For more information about AIM Creative Agency, please call 713-780-0503, visit http://www.AIMcreativeagency.com/ or email [email protected]