Hugo & Cat recognized as Umbraco US Platinum Partner

Hugo & Cat recognized as Umbraco US Platinum Partner

by Nick Lawrence, Managing Director, Hugo & Cat

Feb 23, 2024

NYC, February 23, 2024 – Umbraco, the open-source content management system (CMS) provider, has appointed digital customer experience agency Hugo & Cat as a Platinum Partner in the United States. This partnership reflects Hugo & Cat’s continued commitment to innovative digital experiences and providing Umbraco solutions. Platinum Partner status grants the agency benefits, including exclusive beta access, personalized solutions, and Umbraco training programs. 

Hugo & Cat has seen continued growth in the US, successfully delivering Umbraco solutions to tier 1 enterprise clients with unique customer experience (CX) and customization needs. Recent clients include the American College of Surgeons, Gen Digital and EcarX the automotive technology arm of the Geely Group. 

Prior to achieving Platinum Partner status in the US, Hugo & Cat has long been a key player in the Umbraco ecosystem. Over the last five years, the agency has served as an Umbraco partner in Europe, operating as a Centre of Excellence for the Interpublic Group (IPG) and leading offshore development in the Philippines. Hugo & Cat is currently working closely with Umbraco across both Europe and North America to deploy Umbraco Cloud and Commerce, helping clients stay ahead in an evolving digital landscape. 

Adam Bateson, Vice President of Sales, Umbraco, said, "Hugo & Cat are an ideal partner for us. Platinum Partner status reflects the commitment to digital experience excellence which we see from their team every day. With a finger of the pulse of the Umbraco developer community, Hugo & Cat’s expertise aligns seamlessly with our solutions and vision for future innovation. Since launching the US data center last year Umbraco Cloud is gaining momentum and with the help of Hugo & Cat, we are offering more options to enterprise clients globally."

Nick Lawrence, Managing Director, Hugo & Cat, said, "Recognition as an Umbraco Platinum Partner is a significant milestone for us as we continue to grow in the US. Umbraco’s solutions are effective and innovative, helping us deliver unique CX journeys customized to what our clients need. As a Platinum Partner Hugo & Cat has the platform knowledge to bring together strategy, creativity, and technology to help companies harness the potential of a CX-driven economy."




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About Hugo & Cat: 
Hugo & Catis a digital experience agency creating products and experiences that give businesses a competitive edge. By putting customers at the heart of decision making, they move fast, unlock value and fuel sustainable growth. Strategically led, creatively driven and technologically passionate, their team of 130 strategists, analysts, designers, and developers are based in London, New York, and Manila. Together they reimagine experiences, unlock opportunities and nurture customer relationships for clients including A&O Shearman, Bentley Motors, Marriott Hotels, Intermountain Health and S&P Global.   

Hugo & Cat holds accreditation across leading technologies, from Microsoft to Umbraco. Hugo & Cat is the Umbraco Centre of Excellence within the IPG Network and part of the McCann World Group of companies.  

About Umbraco: 
Umbraco was founded in 2003 with the vision of making the complex simpler. Powering +750.000 websites worldwide, Umbraco offers a flexible, user-friendly content management system at the core of its composable digital experience platform (DXP), which seamlessly integrates with best-of-breed third-party applications to provide unlimited functionality and customization. 

A leader in open-source tools and server applications, its success lies in the open-source model, a unique community of more than 220,000 developers and users, and a well-established partner network of digital agencies. Umbraco has 100+ employees, headquartered in Odense, Denmark. For more information, visit