Oct 20 2010

Centro Ranked Number 89 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500™

CHICAGO, IL — October 20, 2010 — Centro today announced that it ranked number 89 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte’s ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2005–2009. Centro grew 1,297 percent during this period.

Centro’s founder and president, Shawn Riegsecker, credits the focus on technology innovation to improve digital media efficiency and profitability with the company’s 1,297 percent revenue growth.
“The in-house use of Transis and then its public launch earlier this year offered the industry an unprecedented ability to streamline its media buying process, and the response has been overwhelming. We’ve had more than 40 agencies partner with us to use Transis in just the last six months.”

“Centro and the other 2010 Technology Fast 500™ winners forged ahead in a challenging economic environment to realize exceptional growth,” said Phil Asmundson, vice chairman and Deloitte’s U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “Deloitte commends Centro for this impressive accomplishment.”

“Centro has proved itself to be one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, and we are proud to honor them as one of the 2010 Technology Fast 500™,” said Mark Jensen, managing partner, venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Centro previously ranked number 91 as a Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2009, growing 1,433 percent revenue growth during 2004 – 2008.

Overall, Technology Fast 500™ award winners for 2010 had revenue growth ranging from 146 percent to 164,079 percent from 2005 to 2009, with an average growth of 2,361 percent. For additional detail on selection and qualifying criteria, visit the Technology Fast 500™.

As used in this document, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

About Centro
Centro (centro.net) partners with advertising agencies to improve their campaign performance and digital media teams’ productivity in order to better manage costs and maximize profitability. Centro is the only provider that offers both managed services and cloud software options to simplify and streamline the full campaign life cycle to meet the unique requirements of every agency. Since 2001, Centro’s media logistics specialists have successfully planned and executed more than 22,000 local and national campaigns across all digital display platforms and ad media types. Headquartered in Chicago with 32 offices nationwide, Centro’s success and commitment to culture has led to many accolades, including #1 on Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Anthony Loredo

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