Aiken Digital has successfully completed a merger with Onyx Island, leading digital experience agency in APAC, becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Aiken Digital. Brandishing a total workforce strength of 80 based in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, the merger will see a synergistic collaboration between the both agencies and evolve its offerings to serve the combined customer base of Aiken Digital & Onyx Island.
CEO of Aiken Group, Joseph Chua commented that this merger builds upon the company’s proven track record of successful M&A and combines its expertise in consulting and digital experiences to customers as a leading global growth agency.
“We look forward to Onyx Island's team joining Aiken Digital, further cultivating a shared culture of innovation and driving even greater value for Aiken Group's stakeholders and partners."
A global growth agency, Aiken Digital specialises in growth consulting, experience design, system development, creative & content, XB ecommerce and SaaS products. From this merger, Aiken Digital will be known as Aiken Group, which will streamline its core businesses into 4 key business units touching on digital consulting & services, Web 3.0 & Blockchain solutions under Fixx Labs, social commerce cloud and eSports & gaming.
Currently, the combined clientele includes Mastercard, L'Oréal, Luxottica, LVMH, Sotheby, L.D. Waxson, Beam Suntory, Cortina Watch, Philip Morris SG/MY, Salesforce APAC, NTUC and more.
"Onyx Island has been reshaping the digital experience landscape for the past 10 years, helping our clients to improve the user's experience through digital platforms/products,” added Danny Murong, Managing Director of Onyx Island. “We stand for innovation and unwavering support of our clients and their business operations and now we are extending our commitment to exceptional service and innovation.
“Combining our assets and talented team with Aiken Digital's experience in this field creates a remarkable growth agency to serve the needs of all our existing and future clients. Collectively, we will deliver even more value and innovation to customers, enabling them to thrive in this increasingly complex multi-cloud era."
Following the closing of the merger, Aiken Digital will strengthen their ranks with a few key leadership positions within Singapore & Malaysia operations. The agency will appoint Danny Murong as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Aiken Group, Zhi Wei Koh as the Creative Director, Joshua Ooi as the Project Management Office Lead (PMO) and Wei Liang Lee as the Technical Lead.