Put Together Merges with Hudson Cutler
Hudson Cutler & Co. and Put Together Media Join Forces
Merger Expands Hudson Cutler’s Capabilities in Social, Content and Creative Production; Adds Key Staff and Los Angeles Office
New York, September 19, 2017 – Hudson Cutler, a technology-driven marketing and communications agency, today announced a merger with Put Together Media, a social, content and creative production agency. The combined company will operate as Hudson Cutler & Co. The merger expands Hudson Cutler’s Capabilities in social, content and creative production; adds key talent with roots in the digital and entertainment communities; and gives the company a West Coast base in Los Angeles.
Shawn Amos, founder and CEO of Put Together Media, becomes partner and Chief Creative Officer at Hudson Cutler. An additional five Put Together Media staff join Hudson Cutler in roles including social media strategy, content and creative production. The deal adds an office in the NoHo section of Los Angeles as a complement to Hudson Cutler’s new SoHo headquarters in New York City.
“Hudson Cutler and Put Together have been partnering for 18 months on high-profile clients including BMW, Gallo and Kaiser Permanente, so this merger is a smart and strategic evolution of our relationship,” said Robert Dowling, CEO of Hudson Cutler. “Shawn is one of the most creative thinkers in our industry. He has a long history of building content-driven social agencies and has brought those smarts and that experience to Hudson Cutler.”
“Robert and I have worked together for many years, and we share similar points of view about the urgent need for a new agency model that delivers stronger client results,” said Shawn Amos, partner and Chief Creative Officer at Hudson Cutler. “The combination of Hudson Cutler’s impressive client list, focus on solving big business challenges with senior strategists, and Put Together Media’s reputation for relevant, compelling and social-native content, creates a more powerful alternative to the big agency offerings.”
Shawn Amos joins Robert Dowling and David Herrick as partner in Hudson Cutler. The Put Together Media staff join a growing roster of communications, content, social and digital experts in New York, including the recent hire of Lavanya DJ as Managing Director.