República Earns Exclusive Status in the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll — Company Ranked for Five Consecutive Years on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
MIAMI, Aug.13, 2015 — Inc. magazine has unveiled its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. República, a leading independent cross-cultural advertising, digital and communications agency, has earned its place on the important list for the fifth consecutive year. This achievement wins República status in the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll, an exclusive group of companies ranked on the list for five consecutive years.
“Only a tiny fraction of the nation’s companies have demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth, particularly in the difficult economic environment of the past few years. This achievement truly puts República in rarefied company,” said Eric Schurenberg, president and editor-in-chief Inc. magazine.
The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000. Complete results can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
“República is thrilled to once again be included in the Inc. 5000 and this year join the coveted Inc. 5000 Honor Roll,” said Jorge A. Plasencia, República’s co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer. “We owe our continued success to our enduring and valued client partnerships and our best-in-class talent who have fueled our growth, inspired our innovation, and made us better year after year.”
República’s growing client roster includes notable global, national and regional brands in various categories, including technology, health and wellness, pharmaceutical, automotive, consumer packaged goods, retail, travel, entertainment and luxury. Recognized for disrupting its industry, República centers on the U.S. general and multicultural markets, as well as Latin America.
“As we gear up to celebrate our tenth anniversary in 2016, achieving the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll is extremely humbling, and validates the hard work of the extraordinary team that we have built over the years,” added Luis Casamayor, República’s co-founder, president and chief creative officer.
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” added Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly sixfold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”