S.P.A.G., a Public Relations, Public Affairs and Digital Marketing consultancy
today announced the acquisition of Giga Health, a healthcare
focused digital marketing and social media agency. The latter will continue to operate as Giga Health under the aegis of the S.P.A.G. group.
According to the consultancy, the move will help it build on expertise, further expand the service offerings and strengthen its presence in the fast evolving pharmaceutical, med-tech and healthcare sector.
Speaking about this acquisition, Aman Gupta, Managing Partner, S.P.A.G. said, “This is a strategic move for us, as it advances our vision of expanding the portfolio in the digital marketing and strategic social media. Giga Health’s expertise and philosophy is in sync with our own.
“Together we can build capacity and create an end-to-end value proposition that offers the most innovative and competent products to our customers. Abhijit’s experience and knowledge can help us in leveraging unique insights and strengthen our presence in the pharmaceutical, med-tech and healthcare sector, domestically and internationally.”
S.P.A.G. claims that companies are acknowledging the need to spend more on digital marketing and social media. This has fueled growth prospects for marketers in the pharmaceutical, med-tech and healthcare sectors. Hence it aims to underscore this potential and enable firms to engage better with the HCPs, and the patient community through digital marketing and social media strategy.
On the other hand, Giga Health was founded by Abhijit Shitut in 2015, to plan, create, build and measure digital brand-building solutions for healthcare clients. Its services include digital consulting, social media strategy and content marketing solutions.
Commenting on the collaboration, Abhijit Shitut who will be joining the leadership team at S.P.A.G. as Group COO said:
“This is a natural progression for me and my firm. I am excited to start this journey. S.P.A.G. is doing groundbreaking work since its inception, which is very inspiring. I hope I am able to add value to their existing capabilities and together we are able to accomplish much more for our customers and employees.”
With this collaboration, S.P.A.G. is aiming for a big qualitative and quantitative leap in the digital marketing space, a portfolio that is managed by its digital marketing arm, D Yellow Elephant
. Furthermore, the immediate priority of Giga Health is to scale up its existing digital marketing and social media offerings.