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Publicis Acquires U.K.’s Airlock

Publicis has acquired London-based digital agency Airlock. The firm, founded in 2001 and with a staff of 16 digital pros, will become part of the Leo Burnett Group in the U.K., bringing its total number of digital staffers to 85. Airlock provides digital brand strategy, creative services, e-commerce solutions, and more.

Airlock’s leadership team of Will Lebens, Charlie Martin, Joseph Denne, and Chris Mair will continue to head the firm reporting to group chief digital officer, Marc Giusti.

In recent weeks, Publicis announced the acquisition of another U.K. digital firm, Holler.

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