January 11, 2013

Peebler will lead global sales efforts to expand Acquity Group's business in North America and international markets. 

Acquity Group  (NYSE AMEX AQ), a leading global Brand eCommerce® and digital marketing company, announced today it has appointed Andy Peebler as Executive Vice President, Global Sales. In his new position, Peebler will lead business development in North American and international markets as the company extends its offerings in strategic, creative and technical services groups.

With more than 15 years of experience in digital strategy development and over a decade at Acquity Group, Peebler’s exceptional knowledge and experience helping global companies execute large-scale, omni-channel initiatives continues to play a vital role in some of the company’s most profound growth in North America. As EVP of Global Sales, Peebler will oversee a growing team, currently comprised of more than 60 professionals, as the company strategically expands into new geographies.

“As we continue to build our business and make our mark in the digital services industry, we are formalizing a leadership structure that will enable us to effectively drive growth and evolve our offerings,” said Chris Dalton, CEO of Acquity Group. “Andy’s leadership and global focus will allow us to pursue worthwhile opportunities internationally and maximize customer, shareholder and employee value.”

Previously EVP of North American Sales and Business Development at Acquity Group, Peebler was responsible for Acquity Group’s first new market expansion in Phoenix, and subsequent launches on the West Coast, opening and growing five additional offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boise and Seattle. Throughout his tenure, Peebler built a national team that grew Acquity Group’s business, including landing many major B2B and B2C client wins including HTC, American Express, Adobe Systems Incorporated and Shimano.

Over the last two years, Acquity Group has expanded into several new markets to meet increased demand for its unique Brand eCommerce® solution, which blends strategy, creative design, digital marketing and technology. Demand for Acquity Group’s expertise is especially high among B2B companies pursuing digital initiatives that rival consumer experiences, a major growth area for the company.

ABOUT ACQUITY GROUP 
Acquity Group is a leading Brand eCommerce® and digital marketing company, now part of Accenture Interactive, a group within Accenture Digital that helps the world’s leading brands drive superior marketing performance across the full multichannel customer experience. Acquity Group leverages the Internet, mobile devices and social media to enhance its clients' brands and eCommerce performance. It is the digital agency of record for a number of well-known global brands in multiple industries. Acquity Group has served more than 600 companies and their global brands through twelve offices in North America. For more information about Accenture Interactive, visit accenture.com/interactive.