NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 30, 2007--The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG) announced today that it has elected Jocelyn Carter-Miller, 50, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Carter-Miller, currently President of TechEdventures, Inc., will join the board immediately.
"We are very pleased that Jocelyn Carter-Miller has agreed to join our board," commented Michael I. Roth, Chairman and CEO, Interpublic. "She has senior-level experience with marketers in a broad range of industries, which gives her an in-depth knowledge of our business and the changes that are transforming media and marketing. Her current venture into community empowerment using management and technology best practices demonstrates her commitment to giving back to society and her values, which make her precisely the type of person who we want on our board."
Since 2005, Ms. Carter-Miller has been President of TechEdventures, Inc., a community empowerment firm that educates and inspires children, families and the community through the development and management of charter schools and community-based programs. TechEdventures uses state-of-the-art strategies and technologies to provide operations management, program development and marketing to promote community and economic renewal.
Prior to joining TechEdventures, Carter-Miller was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Office Depot from 2002 to 2004. Before that, she spent a decade with Motorola, initially as a Director of Marketing and Network Service Quality and ultimately as Corporate Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. She also spent eight years at Mattel in marketing, product development and strategic business planning roles. Carter-Miller began her career as a Consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton.
Ms. Carter-Miller is also a Director of the Principal Financial Group, Inc. and several non-profit organization boards.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, MAGNA Global, McCann Erickson, Momentum, MRM Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, Mullen, The Martin Agency and R/GA. For more information, please visit www.interpublic.com.
CONTACT: The Interpublic Group of Companies
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SOURCE: The Interpublic Group of Companies