Acquisition fuels turnover growth for creative agency


Worcestershire creative experience agency drp has under major expansion to meet demand in the digital, technical services, communications, and video sectors.

The firm, which operates from four sites around the UK, now employs 226 people.

This year, its digital team has grown with the addition of 10 new people, with seven each for the technical services, communications, and video teams.

It has also gained a further 22 employees with the acquisition of Penguins, an incentive events agency based in Windsor.

The expansion of the business has seen drp increase its turnover by more than £2m, aided by 16 new clients. It is now aiming to grow turnover from £16.6mto £21m by the end of 2017, and on to £30m by 2020.

Dale Parmenter, CEO, drp said: “I’m delighted to see year on year the growth of the company and the newest acquisition of Penguins. We have been a part of some remarkable projects, winning and being shortlisted for numerous awards already this year. We are continuing to move in the right direction and I’m confident to enter 2018 with our expanding customer base.”