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Here’s How We Size Up the Potential Bidders for IPG Elliott Management's stake fuels the chatter

The lull following Elliott Management becoming Interpublic Group’s third-largest shareholder has been filled in recent weeks with swirling rumors about who might buy the No. 4 holding company. The banter persists…

August 12, 2014, 5:59 AM EDT

J'Accuse! Marissa Mayer Was Late to the Table, Leaving Ad Execs Miffed at Cannes She slept in, report says

Marissa Mayer is being accused of a major faux pas—sleeping through a big dinner meeting with advertisers at Cannes. The Yahoo CEO was two hours late to the table last…

June 23, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT

Jacki Kelley Leaves IPG for Bloomberg Media Becomes COO for media

Jacki Kelley is heading back to the sell side of media. Kelley, the former North American CEO of IPG Mediabrands, a group that includes media buying agencies like UM and Initiative,…

June 11, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT

The Story Lab Taps Lisa Eisenpresser, Shannon Pruitt to Lead Agency President Angela Courtin is stepping down

The Dentsu Aegis Network's branded content agency, The Story Lab, has two new leaders. Lisa Eisenpresser, co-founder and head of development, and Shannon Pruitt, evp of strategy and brand partnership,…

June 2, 2014, 11:21 AM EDT

We Play Matchmaker for Merger Candidates AMC, Scripps and IPG New report lists media and ad companies as likely targets

Who's next? The recent spree of mergers and acquisitions doesn't appear to be at an end, at least not to the market-watchers at Barron's, who listed Mad Men and Walking…

May 27, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

Michael Hayes Leaving Initiative Media veteran will become UberMedia's chief revenue/marketing officer

Michael Hayes, president of digital communications at Initiative, has left the company. Effective July 1, Hayes joins UberMedia as the company's new chief revenue and marketing officer. Hayes spent the last nine years…

June 5, 2013, 3:39 PM EDT

Search for New Draftfcb Boss Takes Hard Road An outsider may be the best bet for realizing the potential of the merger

Draftfcb’s search for a new global CEO has only gotten harder. Since parent company Interpublic Group began seeking candidates late last year, the agency has lost its grip on key brands…

February 12, 2013, 6:15 AM EST

Initiative Named Media AOR for Roadside Attractions Will handle planning, buying and digital marketing operations

In the midst of Hollywood awards season, IPG's media agency Initiative will be working with an Academy Award-winning client. Initiative has announced that it will be the media agency of…

January 18, 2012, 3:04 PM EST

David Rosenberg Joins IPG Media Lab Mediabrands adds a new managing partner

Mediabrands on Wednesday named David Rosenberg to the position of managing partner of IPG Media Lab. Rosenberg will report to Quentin George, chief innovation officer of Mediabrands.  Rosenberg joins Chad Stoller…

January 4, 2012, 4:13 PM EST

Thanks to Facebook, IPG Has a Strong Quarter Holding company sold half of its stake in site

Interpublic Group can thank its wise investment in Facebook for strong third quarter financial results. After selling half of its stake in the social network in August for $132 million,…

October 28, 2011, 10:33 AM EDT