The World: Paris - Publicis Groupe snaps up Swiss digital agency Nemos

Maurice Levy, Publicis Groupe's chairman and chief executive, has acquired the Zurich-based digital agency Nemos.

Nemos will be integrated into Publicis Modem Switzerland and aligned globally with its digital arm, Publicis Modem.

Nemos was founded in 2002 and employs ten staff in Switzerland. It works with clients including Carlsberg, Condor Films and Movenpick.

Pascal Urscheler, the former chief executive of Nemos, and Marion Marxer, the former senior brand director of Publicis in Zurich, will co-lead the new Publicis Modem Switzerland.

The pair will report to Freddy Collioud, the president of Publicis Switzerland.