Interpublic Group Announces Series of Executive Changes
Philippe Krakowsky Named Chief Operating Officer of IPG
Daryl Lee Elevated to Chief Executive Officer of IPG Mediabrands
Experienced and Accomplished Leaders Demonstrate the Company’s Depth of Talent
Mr. Krakowsky, 57, has served as IPG’s Chief Strategy and Talent Officer for over a decade and will continue in those roles. In his new role at the holding company, Mr. Krakowsky will work with Chairman and CEO
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For 20 of the last 22 financial quarters, IPG has outperformed the industry on the key metric of organic revenue growth, with IPG Mediabrands playing a leading role in driving this growth. During that period, UM has been a significant factor of that success, winning a series of high-profile industry pitches. Additionally, Initiative has been an important part of Mediabrands’ success, with major wins and retentions. Both agencies have been widely recognized with “Agency of the Year” honors and awards at leading industry awards shows. The leadership position of Cadreon as a provider of programmatic technology solutions has also helped drive growth for Mediabrands, as has the digital and performance media offering at Reprise, all supplemented by Orion, and MAGNA’s negotiation and intelligence units.
On Mr. Lee, 48, the new CEO of IPG Mediabrands, Mr. Roth commented: “Daryl is one of our industry’s top business strategists, with experience as a management consultant, at creative agencies, as well as in the media sector. He is relentlessly client-focused, and has consistently proven that he and his teams can identify insights-driven, creative solutions for marketers’ most challenging problems. Daryl’s great passion for the business inspires his people to do their best work, and he has consistently shown himself to be a true champion for diversity and inclusion, a core IPG value.”
On Ms. Kiernan, 49, most recently the Global President of J3, the dedicated media unit within UM responsible for
Having all risen through the leadership ranks of the company, these executives have over 35 years of combined experience at IPG. Prior to joining Interpublic, these three leaders had worked across various agencies and business sectors, and garnered significant industry recognition. Their biographies are below.
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Source: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.