Matt Seiler

IPG Mediabrands Ups Jim Hytner to Global COO

New IPG Mediabrands CEO Henry Tajer is beginning to make his presence felt.

Matt Seiler Steps Down as Head of IPG Mediabrands

Interpublic Group has named a new head of its IPG Mediabrands division, which oversees media agencies such as Initiative and UM.

IPG Mediabrands Retools Management Team

North American CEO Jacki Kelley has left IPG Mediabrands after just 15 months in the position for a new role at parent company Interpublic Group.

Matt Seiler Is Out to Remake and Automate the Media Agency World

Facebook global sales chief Carolyn Everson knew to brace herself for some hair-raising skiing in the Utah mountains with Matt Seiler, a weekend guest of hers at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. When the two skied together previously, the Mediabrands CEO always sought out the toughest trails—whether Everson was ready for them or not.

IPG Mediabrands Hires BBDO Execs to Run New Content Unit

IPG Mediabrands has launched a new unit that further blurs the line between media and creative agencies.

Media Agency Bosses Tackle Turnover, Transparency

In 40 minutes, they covered a lot of ground.Six leaders in the media agency world gathered on stage today at the 4A's Transformation conference in New Orleans to discuss everything from trading desks and talent turnover to General Motors' massive consolidation of its global media business at Carat and Dentsu's acquisition of Carat parent Aegis Group.

Fast Chat: Initiative CEO Jim Hytner

In two weeks, Jim Hytner starts as worldwide CEO of Initiative, replacing Richard Beaven, who held the job for four years. Unlike Beaven, Hytner will be based in the U.K., where, as regional president of fellow IPG shop UM, he most recently oversaw work in 14 countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Mediabrands Ventures Chief Matt Freeman Named to Top Innovation Role at McCann Erickson

McCann Worldgroup chief executive Nick Brien has hired his global chief innovation officer. Matt Freeman, who joined Worldgroup parent Interpublic as the CEO of Mediabrands Ventures in January, 2010, is taking on the new role at McCann Erickson.