Leopold Ketel + Partners Named Agency of Record
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary
of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: UMPQ), and the largest Oregon-based
community bank, announced today that it has chosen Leopold Ketel + Partners to
handle branding and advertising efforts throughout the bank's growing service
area in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030827/UMPQLOGO )
"Leopold Ketel clearly stood out of the pack of agencies we talked to
because of their strategic approach to defining our brand spirit," said Lani
Hayward, senior vice president, marketing. "No one else we talked to was able
to grasp our unique spirit and convey a shared sense of urgency for
reinventing the traditional banking experience."
"Umpqua Bank is undoubtedly one of the top brands in the Northwest," said
John Russell, president, Leopold Ketel + Partners. "We are committed to
working with companies that challenge the status quo. The energy, enthusiasm
and drive that Umpqua Bank's team has for being a leader in our region and in
their industry is infectious."
About Umpqua Bank
Umpqua Bank, headquartered in Roseburg, Ore., is a subsidiary of Umpqua
Holdings Corporation and has 64 locations between Ashland, Ore. and Vancouver,
Wash., and along the Oregon Coast. Umpqua Holdings also owns retail brokerage
subsidiary Strand, Atkinson, Williams & York, which has nine locations
throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington and offers brokerage services
within Umpqua Bank stores. Umpqua Bank's Private Client Services Division
provides tailored financial services and products to individual customers.
Umpqua Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Portland, Ore. For more
information, visit www.umpquabank.com.
About Leopold Ketel + Partners
Leopold Ketel + Partners provides integrated marketing services, including
strategic planning, advertising, public relations, viral and street marketing
and design, to local, regional and national clients. The agency is located in
the historic Old Railway building at 112 S.W. First Ave. Leopold Ketel
+ Partners can be found on the Web at www.leoketel.com.
SOURCE Umpqua Bank
/CONTACT: Lani Hayward of Umpqua Bank, +1-503-228-2117, or
email@example.com; or Dina Nishioka of Leopold Ketel & Partners,
+1-503-295-1918, ext. 130, or firstname.lastname@example.org/
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CO: Umpqua Bank; Umpqua Holdings Corporation; Leopold Ketel + Partners
ST: Washington, Oregon
IN: FIN ADV REA
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