The Newport Group Acquires Three Sixty Digital Talent

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – April 21st, 2015

The Newport Group, a leading enterprise in executive search and consulting, today announced it has acquired Three Sixty Digital Talent, provider of executive search services focusing on the programmatic, adtech and data analytics industries. With the close of this acquisition, Three Sixty Digital Talent will assist The Newport Group in strategically expanding into modern marketing and big data markets throughout North America.

“We’re thrilled with Three Sixty joining The Newport Group,” said Newport Founder and President, John Fitzpatrick. “Three Sixty Digital Talent is known as a leading executive search provider in digital marketing, and their ‘people first’ approach is in line with our mission and business operations.” Fitzpatrick continued, “With this transaction, we’re adding valuable capabilities to The Newport Group as we continue our expansion, and offering unrivaled executive search services to organizations in the digital world.”

Both Three Sixty and Newport engage in successful “best practices” with regard to the development and implementation of hiring strategies for clients and candidates. This has earned both organizations a reputation for cost-effective delivery of executive search services among businesses throughout their areas of expertise. With the acquisition, Newport is able to deliver trusted and proven executive search services to an additional industry.

“Today’s marketing and analytics landscape exists in a state of accelerated change. New tools and technologies arrive on a daily basis. But great people will always be the beating heart of the modern marketing and analytics business,” Rob Pait, managing director of Three Sixty Digital Talent, explained.

“This partnership with The Newport Group gives our fast-moving clients and senior candidates better access to each other,” added Marina Paganucci, CEO and MD of Three Sixty Digital Talent. “We’re very excited to play a critical role in Newport’s growth strategy.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition’s completion is effective as of today.

About The Newport Group
The Newport Group is an executive search and consulting firm specializing in the recruitment and placement of technical and senior management positions for growth industries throughout North America. Using a proprietary and proven recruiting method developed over decades of executive search experience, The SMART Search Process™, The Newport Group works closely with its clients to understand their business situations and ensure that the qualifications, goals and passions of its candidates result in successful, long lasting relationships for all parties involved. Founded in 1995, The Newport Group is headquartered in Encinitas, California, and maintains a midcontinent office in Dallas, Texas, serving clients and candidates throughout North America. For more information, contact The Newport Group at tel: (760) 274-0100, e-mail: [email protected], web:

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