diamond:dogs|group becomes Emakina, acting as hub for Central and Eastern Europe

diamond:dogs|group becomes Emakina, acting as hub for Central and Eastern Europe

In September 2015, Emakina Group announced the 100% takeover of diamond:dogs|group, a leading group of central European digital agencies, headquartered in Vienna. Today diamond:dogs|group is renamed ‘Emakina’, with responsibility over the Central and Eastern European market. It will contribute to the successful expansion of Emakina Group from its offices in Vienna, coordinating activities of Emakina’s agencies in Salzburg, Zurich and Zagreb, and further growth in the area.

From Austrian to regional digital agency leader

Founded in 1999, diamond:dogs|group has become a highly respected player in the industry in Austria and Switzerland. As Emakina Group’s hub for Central and Eastern Europe, it now pursues further growth in Austria, Southern Germany, Eastern Switzerland, Croatia and the whole Eastern European area.

European leadership

With its 700 digital experts, working from 15 offices in 8 countries, Emakina Group is in the top 3 of European independent digital communication agency networks. With the support of its global partner network, it guides countless renowned national and international customers in their communication and digital transformation.

Gerhard Handler, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the rebranded Central & Eastern European hub ‘Emakina’ is proud of the new chapter in the long history of his group of companies:

"As Emakina, we will strengthen our clients’ and our own market position immediately and for the long term. Our expansion across Central and Eastern Europe opens up interesting new international perspectives and possibilities. Our customers can continue to rely on our innovative and high-quality services; we know how to transform the challenges of digital transformation into opportunities and integral solutions. "


Across Central and Eastern Europe, Emakina offers a broad range of services for organisations, from strategic development, and concept creation to design, implementation, and marketing of online based customized and efficient solutions for dialogue and transactions.

Its strategic core business areas are digital marketing and communication, web building, applications, and commerce. The team fully leverages the potential of the digital age, and guides customers in their long term digital transformation.

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About Emakina

Emakina is the new name of diamond:dogs|group. Established in 1999 in Austria, the company became part of Emakina Group (listed on Alternext Brussels) in September 2015. It is in charge of Emakina’s Central and Eastern European operations, and serves countless renowned national and international customers, such as BILLA, Datalop, EVN, Fabric House, Greentube, HEAD, Heineken / Brau Union, Hyundai, L'Oréal, Merkur, Microsoft,  Högl Shoes, HYPO NOE, ÖAMTC, REWE Group, SOS Children's Villages, Siemens, Starzinger, Swisscom, and Swiss Post.

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About Emakina Group SA

Emakina Group, an EPAM Systems, Inc. company (NYSE: EPAM), is one of the leading digital groups of independent digital agencies, with 26 offices in 18 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America.

Learn more at www.emakina.group and follow us on Twitter @EmakinaGroup.

About EPAM Systems

Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting and design capabilities; and unique ‘Engineering DNA,’ EPAM’s globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people’s lives.

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM’s global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 40 countries across five continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked as the top IT services company on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the last three consecutive years. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age’s top 25 World’s Largest Agency Companies and in 2020, Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest-Growing Firm.

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