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Topic: Jim Hytner

IPG Mediabrands Ups Jim Hytner to Global COO

Biggest move in first job changes under new CEO Henry Tajer

New IPG Mediabrands CEO Henry Tajer is beginning to make his presence felt. The top exec, who took over from Matt Seiler on May 1, today promoted Jim Hytner to global…

Mediabrands, UM, Initiative Reorganize Management

Recruits Microsoft, Facebook execs

Interpublic confirmed a reorganization among the ranks of senior management at its Mediabrands unit: UM global CEO Jacki Kelley, has been named North America CEO, president of global clients at…

U.K. Headhunter Enters Crowded U.S. Market

Grace Blue places leaders at agencies, media companies

In its migration to the U.S., British headhunter Grace Blue enters a crowded marketplace that includes industry-specific firms and conglomerates with marketing practices like Korn/Ferry. Grace Blue CEO Jay Haines, however,…

First Mover: Jim Hytner

When he's not rooting for Man United, the Initiative chief is trying to disrupt the status quo

Who has shaped you most as a leader? Don Keough. He was [known for using] the expression, “The world belongs to the discontented.” He influenced me a lot. I was a…

Fast Chat: Initiative CEO Jim Hytner

On pitches, first impressions, the boss

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.,…

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