This was certainly a shock to read.
What does it mean for THK and the host of companies under it? I really don’t know. The release is extremely vague but, as expected from THK, well crafted. I could guess at a whole host of negative responses to this news and an equal number of positive ones. I guess we’ll learn more in the coming days.
In the meantime, Garrett French is about as close to this as you can get, so we’ll let him share his thoughts.
I’ve been with MSI for almost 2 years now and watched with excitement as THK acquired companies with whom MSI had clear synergies. From my position in the MSI rank and file – I’m not privy to THK info – I’ve yet to see lasting and significant relations between our sister companies….
…Scott Mitchell has proven time and again that he GETS the web. One caveat I have is that he’s been strong in ecommerce plays rather than online marketing services.
Still, as my morning counsel pointed out to me, Mitchell’s been making the rounds and studying online marketing companies for the past 2 years…