InnerWorkings and Unilever Sign Mutual Growth Agreement
CHICAGO—February 6, 2014—InnerWorkings Inc. has signed a joint business development plan (JBDP) with multinational consumer goods company Unilever, solidifying both companies’ dedication to delivering sustainable growth within their respective industries.
InnerWorkings, a leading global marketing supply chain organization, and Unilever’s JBDP documents the companies’ collaborative goals to drive value, innovation and world-class service, with a focus on sustainability and brand consistency across branded marketing services including print and point-of-sale experiences.
InnerWorkings has been a strategic partner of the consumer goods company since 2010, consistently achieving results and providing a strong return on investment across the many countries Unilever serves. With this commitment, InnerWorkings now becomes one of a small set of global providers with whom Unilever formalizes a long-term basis for collaboration.
“By signing this JBDP, we are proudly building upon our existing relationship with one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies,” said Seth Kessler, senior vice president, Global Strategy at InnerWorkings. “We look forward to playing an increasingly key role within Unilever’s marketing organization, and we’re committed to driving innovation, impact, and differentiation across all our joint business activities.”
InnerWorkings Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK) is a leading global marketing supply chain company servicing corporate clients across a wide range of industries. With proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise, the company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution. InnerWorkings is based in Chicago, employs approximately 1,500 individuals, and maintains 71 global offices in 38 countries. Among the many industries InnerWorkings services are: retail, financial services, hospitality, nonprofits, healthcare, food and beverage, broadcasting and cable, education, transportation and utilities.