MINNEAPOLIS—Twin Cities public relations firm LaBreche has been acquired by Gage, a Minneapolis-based digital marketing firm.
Beth LaBreche (pictured), CEO of LaBreche, will become Gage’s vice president of strategic development, a newly created position, in which she will be responsible for helping set strategic direction for clients and growth for the company.
Gage services include interactive, promotion, games management, loyalty, social media, mobile, brand communications and relationship marketing. LaBreche services include branding, digital, content, media relations and social media.
According to Tom Belle, president and CEO of Gage, “The two agencies share a common closed-loop marketing approach that is digitally driven and centered on content. And LaBreche has a strong reputation for securing earned media.”
Gage clients include 3M, Best Buy, BMW, Coca-Cola, Thomson Reuters, UnitedHealth Group, WalMart and Microsoft, while LaBreche works with business-to-business companies such as 3M and Capital Safety; healthcare clients such as Stryker and SurModics; and consumer brands such as American Express and Tastefully Simple.