Colleagues and Adversaries Pay Tribute to Michael Roth as He Retires From Interpublic Group

Roth leaves the business on Dec. 31 after 15 years


Michael Roth, who stepped down as chairman and chief executive of Interpublic Group at the start of this year, has announced that he will retire from advertising after serving one year as executive chairman.

He led the agency network, which owns the likes of McCann, FCB, Golin, R\GA, MullenLowe, Weber Shandwick and many others, for 15 years before Philippe Krakowsky succeeded him in January and he took the guardianship role on the board.

Roth’s background upon joining

A certified public accountant with an L.L.M.

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