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SapientNitro's Nigel Vaz named Individual of the Year and Digerati number one at Dadi Awards


By The Drum Team | Editorial

October 10, 2013 | 2 min read

SapientNitro's European managing director Nigel Vaz has been named Individual of the Year at the Dadis, The Drum's award scheme recognising digital excellence.

Vaz earned the honour after being voted number one in our Digerati poll ranking the UK's top 100 digital professionals.

With around 1,000 staff, Vaz has built SapientNitro from a start-up a decade ago into the UK's largest independent agency.

Under his leadership, the agency has won 18 accounts and projects this year including Barclays, Kao and Moët Hennessy Europe helping towards fee income growth of just over £24m.

Known for his robust views on agency independence, Vaz succeeds 2012 winner and WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell in holding the Dadis' highest individual award.

The Drum Digerati will be revealed in full on 25 October when all of the outstanding digital achievers who were voted into the top 100 will be profiled in a special publication

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SapientNitro, part of Sapient, is an integrated marketing and technology services firm. We create and engineer highly relevant experiences that accelerate business growth and fuel brand advocacy for our clients. By combining multi-channel marketing, multi-channel commerce and the technology that binds them, we influence customer behaviour across the spectrum of content, communication and commerce channels resulting in deeper, more meaningful relationships between customers and brands. SapientNitro services global leaders such as Chrysler, Citi, The Coca- Cola Company, Singapore Airlines, Target and Vodafone through our operations in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit our website or follow us on Twitter.

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