Topic: Matt Seiler

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…

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…

IPG Mediabrands Retools Management Team

North American CEO exits Mediabrands

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. Kelley's move swiftly follows Microsoft's decision…

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

Mediabrands CEO has a penchant for reinvention

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…

IPG Mediabrands Hires BBDO Execs to Run New Content Unit

Further blurring the line between media and creative businesses

IPG Mediabrands has launched a new unit that further blurs the line between media and creative agencies. Called Mediabrands Publishing, it will create videos and other quick-turnaround content for marketers that…

Media Agency Bosses Tackle Turnover, Transparency

Six leaders talk shop at the 4A's conference

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…

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.,…

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

Ventures unit will be folded into Mediabrands

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…