New IPG Mediabrands CEO Henry Tajer is beginning to make his presence felt.
Interpublic Group has named a new head of its IPG Mediabrands division, which oversees media agencies such as Initiative and UM.
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.
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 has launched a new unit that further blurs the line between media and creative agencies.
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.
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.