London, April 15 2009: iCrossing a global digital marketing agency, today announced a partnership with Ingate, one of the largest search engine marketing agencies in Russia. Together, the companies will manage and develop international search engine marketing campaigns for global brands in Russian markets.

Currently, iCrossing manages natural and paid search campaigns in 21 languages, in more than 25 countries around the world. Working with Ingate, iCrossing will now have access to search capabilities across Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), which includes 12 countries with more than 300 million people.

Founded in 2000, Ingate provides search engine marketing and strategy services to Russia's online market, which has the fastest growing Internet population in Europe. As one of the largest and most innovative digital marketing service and technology providers in Russia, the agency serves more than 200 top brands, including Procter & Gamble, PricewaterhouseCoopers, L'Oreal, Peugeot and Honda.

"Ingate's technical capabilities and understanding of the market align perfectly with iCrossing," said Don Scales, President and Chief Executive officer, iCrossing. "This partnership helps support our global offerings for our international clients."

"iCrossing has a strong reputation for search leadership and innovation," said Nikita Androsov, Chief Executive Officer, Ingate."Their strong global presence, experience working with global brands and unique approach to search-informed digital marketing makes them a perfect partner."


About iCrossing
iCrossing, formerly known as Spannerworks in the UK, is a global digital marketing company that combines talent and technology to help world-class brands find and connect with their customers. The company blends best-in-class marketing services - including paid and natural search marketing, social media, content and media, display advertising, user experience, web development and analytics and insight to create integrated digital marketing programs that engage consumers and drive ROI.
iCrossing clients include world-class brands such as The Coca Cola company, HBOS, TUI and Virgin. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, the company has 550 employees in 12 offices in the US and Europe, including 97 employees in the UK.

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About Ingate
Ingate is one of the largest, most respected and innovative companies in Russian digital market. The company's core competences cover search engine optimization, paid search, market research and strategic consulting for digital marketing, web development and social media. Ingate drives on an idea of precise campaign forecasting and analysis, sharp execution and measurable results. To support the idea, Ingate developed an online service - an ultimate organic search management platform to help digital agencies provide better customer service and achieve higher rankings in search engines. Ingate also runs a famous search industry news portal in Russia - Ingate provides services to such companies as Allianz Rosno, L'Oreal, Peugeot, Procter and Gamble and more than 200 other respected clients. Ingate has headquarters in Tula and an office in Moscow with more than 130 employees.

Published on: 12:07PM on 15th April 2009