MDC Partners is one of the leading and fastest-growing global Business Transformation
Organizations. Our agency partners leverage technology, marketing, communications, data analytics, insights, and strategic consulting solutions to drive meaningful, measurable returns on marketing and communications investments for over 1,500 clients worldwide.
We empower the most talented, entrepreneurial and innovative thought leaders to drive competitive advantage and business growth for clients.
MDC Partners is The Place Where Great Talent Lives.
At MDC Partners, we believe that it is our privilege to power our society’s future by investing in the lives of young people around the world. At a corporate, agency and personal level, we contribute our time, talent and treasure to advancing causes in the areas of creative entrepreneurship, education and health care.
Please visit the MDC Cares Blog to learn more about our community investment activities across our network.
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MDC Partners strongly believes in the ethical and proper business conduct of its employees (including the employees of its subsidiaries). MDC has therefore established a Compliance Program, which is supported and enforced by the highest levels of management of the company. As part of this Compliance Program, the Company has adopted a Code of Conduct and Whistleblower Policy and has also adopted a set of Corporate Governance Guidelines and additional Corporate Governance Initiatives. Copies of the Code of Conduct and Whistleblower Policy, together with the Corporate Governance Guidelines and Charters of the Company’s Board committees, can be accessed and reviewed by clicking on the following links:
Chairman: Robert "Kam" Kamerschen
Members: Thomas N. Davidson, Senator Michael Kirby, Scott Kauffman
Responsibilities: The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee is composed of five members, all of whom are unrelated directors. The committee is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations to the Board with respect to developments in the area of corporate governance and the practices of the Board. The committee is also responsible for evaluating the performance of the Board as a whole, along with individual Board members, and for reporting to the Board with respect to appropriate candidates for nominations to the Board.Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee's Charter
Chairman: Clare Copeland
Members: Thomas N. Davidson, Robert “Kam” Kamerschen, Scott Kauffman, Senator Michael Kirby, Irwin Simon
Responsibilities: The Human Resources and Compensation Committee determines the compensation of all senior officers of MDC Partners. The committee discusses personnel and human resource matters, including recruitment and development, management succession, and benefit plans. As well, the committee grants options under the company’s Employee Stock Option Incentive Plan.Human Resources and Compensation Committee's Charter
Chairman: Senator Michael Kirby
Members: Clare Copeland, Thomas N. Davidson, Irwin Simon
Responsibilities: The Audit Committee reviews all financial statements, annual and interim, intended for circulation among shareholders and reports upon these to the Board. In addition, the Board of Directors may refer to the Audit Committee on other matters and questions relating to the financial position of MDC Partners and its affiliates.Audit Committee's Charter
MDC Partners is more than a marketing organization. We are a Business Transformation Organization that utilizes technology, marketing communications, data analytics and strategic consulting solutions to drive meaningful returns on Marketing and Communications Investments for clients around the world.
We have long held a distinct view of the industry, and have benefitted from our entrepreneurial culture. Our reputation as “The Place Where Great Talent Lives,” is rooted in our durable competitive advantage of empowering the most talented entrepreneurial thought leaders to drive business success to new levels of achievement, for our clients and our shareholders – that prefers the perspective of the insurgent.
This commitment to great talent comes to life in the structural organization of MDC because we believe that these influential, innovative people – the type of people that create the most value for organizations – thrive in an atypical environment. Accordingly, MDC generally establishes perpetual partnership with agency partners by initially acquiring 51-75% of firms, and putting in place equity-linked ownership mechanisms for the next-generation management team, thereby leaving a significant equity stake in the hands of the operating leadership. In addition, at the corporate level, we enlist world-class executives with specialized expertise to support the ambitions and unique needs of our partners and clients.
MDC’s cultural and structural difference has enabled us to successfully create a billion dollar revenue platform with an infrastructure built for growth, extraordinary thought leadership talent across our partner companies, a global perspective, and cutting edge marketing solutions that are social, analytically based, insight-driven and most importantly, drive significant financial results for our clients. Organic growth has long served as one of the strongest indicators that we are successfully partnering with clients to drive financial and operational results for them, and we are proud that our organic growth has far outpaced and outperformed that of the industry over the last seven years.
MDC Partners’ main focus is to provide our partner firms whatever resources they need to best service their respective clients and grow. We do this by not only leveraging best practices and our capital, but also by enlisting world-class practice-area experts as part of our Strategic Resources Group. This group of executives actively works with our partner firms in areas such as new business development and cross-pollination of client relationships, overall strategy, digital strategy, analytics, talent development, retention and recruitment, procurement, operational best practices and public relations.
MDC Partners is a network of over 50 firms.
MDC Partners reports revenues in two segments, the Strategic Marketing Services Group and the Performance Marketing Services Group.
Strategic Marketing Services Group – This segment includes all integrated advertising agencies and strategic consulting services firms, including:
72andSunny, Allison+Partners, Anomaly, Attention, Bruce Mau Design, Colle+McVoy, CP+B, Doner, Hello, HL Group, KBS+, Laird + Partners, mono, Redscout, Sloane & Company, Veritas, VITRO, Yamamoto.
Performance Marketing Services Group—This segment predominantly includes firms that use data analytics, provide consumer insights, or one-to-one consumer engagements to satisfy the growing need for targetable, measurable solutions and cost-effective means of driving increasing return on marketing investment for clients, including:
6degrees, ACCENT, Assembly, BOOM! Marketing, Bryan Mills Iradesso, Integrated Media Solutions, Kingsdale Shareholder Services, Luntz Global, Northstar Research Partners, Onbrand, Relevent, Source Marketing, TargetCom, TEAM Enterprises.
Strategic Marketing Services represented 70% of revenue in 2013, and Performance Marketing Services represented 30% of revenue.
To view our 2013 Q4 Presentation, click here
For 2013, our top 10 clients made up 28% of revenues.
As referenced in our fourth quarter 2013 slide presentation see revenue by client sector below:
In the fourth quarter of 2013, 93% of MDC Partners’ revenues were generated in North America. MDC is largely focused on the United States, the largest market for our services in the world. From time to time, we evaluate opportunities to expand overseas to leverage existing relationships with global clients. As such, over the last few years we invested in several new overseas offices. Currently, we have a presence in Europe through 72andSunny, Allison+Partners, Anomaly, CP+B, Doner, Kwittken + Company, Northstar Research Partners and Redscout. In 2013 we established a presence in China through Allison+Partners and Anomaly, and in early 2014 we launched in Brazil through CP+B. Over time, based on client demand, we expect our overseas presence to increase as a percent of the total business.
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Updated as of May 18, 2010
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Updated as of May 19, 2010
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Information You Provide To The Company in the course of using the Website, the Company may ask you to provide the Company with certain information, including contact information, such as your email address.
Website Usage Information
The Company may receive and store certain types of internet usage information whenever you visit the Website, such as your click-stream data and your IP address. See "IP Addresses and Click Stream Data" section below.
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The Company may collect information from you in several different areas on the Website, including but not limited to those described below:
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Web Beacons and Other Tracking Technology.
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IP Addresses and Click-Stream Data.
The Company may collect IP addresses and/or click-stream data. An IP address is a number associated with the service through which you access the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider), your company, or your university. Standing alone, your IP address is not personally identifiable. At times, the Company also uses IP addresses for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information, for example regarding the frequency with which the Company guests visit
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The Website is a general audience website. On the Website, the Company does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen.
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