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Topic: Ipg

Matt Seiler Steps Down as Head of IPG Mediabrands Global COO succeeds him as CEO

Interpublic Group has named a new head of its IPG Mediabrands division, which oversees media agencies such as Initiative and UM. Matt Seiler, the CEO since 2011, is stepping down, effective…

March 5, 2015, 1:39 PM EST

Interpublic's Net Income Rose 84% in 2014 Q4, full year see strong revenue growth

Interpublic Group today reported gains for the fourth quarter and the full year, with profits growing 84 percent in 2014. The holding company ended the year with $7.54 billion in revenue,…

February 13, 2015, 11:19 AM EST

The West Coast Wins Deutsch's Succession Race L.A. execs take over North America roles

In Deutsch's succession race, the West has won. The Interpublic agency named Mike Sheldon—Deutsch L.A.'s chief—as CEO, Deutsch North America, with oversight of the L.A. and N.Y. offices. The company announced…

January 15, 2015, 5:45 PM EST

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

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