Michael führt als CEO die Entwicklung der Agenturholding IPG Mediabrands in Deutschland, Österreich und Schweiz. Diese bilden unter seiner Führung gemeinsam mit Deutschland die IPG Mediabrands DACH-Region. Er verantwortet die strategische Ausrichtung und Integration des gesamten Serviceportfolios der unter dem Dach von Mediabrands vereinten Agenturen UM, Initiative und BPN sowie die Spezialdienstleister Ansible, Cadreon, Reprisemedia, Orion und Magna Global.
Dirk ist gruppenübergreifend für den gesamten Finanzbereich, das Controlling, die Buchhaltung, die IT und das Personalwesen verantwortlich. Gemeinsam mit Michael Dunke ist er für die weitere Entwicklung des Agenturnetzwerkes in der DACH Region verantwortlich.
Als CEO der UM Deutschland verantwortet Sven über drei Standorte hinweg das Agenturangebot für unsere UM Kunden.
Zusätzlich ist er in der Gruppe für die digitalen Spezialunits der IPG Mediabrands verantwortlich. Zu seinen Schwerpunkten zählen: Kunden, Digital, Innovation!
Sven doziert zudem an der DDA und ist Mit-Autor des Buches „Programmatic Advertising: The Successful Transformation to Automated, Data-Driven Marketing in Real-Time“. In seiner Freizeit zieht er gerne die Laufschuhe an und geht in die Wildnis (Tough Mudder Legion) oder fährt nach Mannheim zum Handball.
Christian verantwortet den Ausbau der Initiative Deutschland innerhalb der Mediabrands Gruppe. Er tritt an, um den erfolgreichen Kurs der Agentur fortzuführen und digitale Geschäftsfelder weiter auszubauen. Zudem ist er als Mitglied des European Initiative Boards und Global Product Councils mitverantwortlich für die Produkt-und Service-Entwicklung auf internationaler Ebene.
Maximilian leitet als Managing Partner von Cadreon Deutschland das Cadreon Team an den beiden Standorten Frankfurt und Hamburg. Sein Focus liegt auf der datengetriebenen Steuerung von Medienkampagnen in Echtzeit. It’s all about the data.
Klaus ist als Head of Mobile für die DACH-Region zuständig. Er verantwortet die Umsetzung von maßgeschneiderten Media-Strategien sowie die Realisierung technologisch anspruchsvoller Projekte.
Colin verantwortet die Paid Social und Search (Paid und Organic) Aktivitäten der Mediabrands Kunden in Deutschland. Sein Fokus liegt auf der Integration von Search und Social Media in ganzheitliche Mediastrategien. Hierbei hat er stets kanalübergreifenden Synergien im Blick, um aus jeder Kampagne Mehrwert für unsere Kunden zu schaffen.
Reinhard verantwortet das gesamte Orion Business in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Für unsere Kunden erwirtschaftet er Vorteile durch Barter- und Trading-Lösungen. Mit mehr als 25 Jahre verfügt Reinhard über Berufserfahrung auf Agentur- und Medienseite in den Bereichen Planung, Service & Einkauf.
Andreas ist für sämtliche strategischen Investments innerhalb der Gruppe verantwortlich. Kundenindividuelle und agenturübergreifende Verhandlungen bilden hierbei seinen Schwerpunkt. Privat liebt er es seine Grenzen beim Joggen oder bei Crossfit Events wie dem ToughMudder auszutesten.
Philippe partners with Henry to continue to deliver, further scale and advance IPG Mediabrands’ media offering and collaboration across the IPG network. In addition to this role, Philippe is EVP, Chief Strategy & Talent Officer for Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), overseeing talent management, training & development, diversity & inclusion and compensation benefits. In 1999, he was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s “Hall of Achievement”.
Jim understands what needs to be done to get results for our network and clients. He’s held a variety of roles within UM, Initiative and most recently served as CEO IPG Mediabrands G-14 and President, Global Clients, where he held responsibility for brands headquartered outside of the US, including AB InBev, Unilever and BMW. Jim is a graduate of Wharton Business School, a proud Trustee of Comic Relief, the Chairman of Logan Sports, a member of the Commercial Committee at BAFTA.
Jeff manages over $37 billion in global media on behalf of IPG Mediabrands’ clients. He also oversees the client finance, accounting, technology, legal & compliance teams globally. Jeff has spearheaded a number of strategic acquisitions including Media Experts, one of Canada’s premiere media agencies, CUBOCC, one of Brazil’s leading digital creative shops, and Interactive Avenues, India’s largest independent full-service digital agency, among others. In 2012, Jeff was the first CFO to be named a “Media All-Star” by AdWeek.
Alastair believes that the perfect working environment is one that offers satisfying employee challenges and also fosters effective leadership development and teamwork and collaboration. He oversees a network of HR professionals focused on learning & development, talent management, employee relations and diversity initiatives. Alastair has been profiled in many talent publications including Human Resources and Profile Magazine.
John focuses on the most important aspects of our network’s future – product innovation, creative and commercial success. He works closely with senior leadership to ensure that the right talent, tools and business are in place to continue to deliver surprise and effective work for clients. In 2012, John was the inaugural inductee into the Australian Media Federation “Hall of Fame” and was also named “Marketer of the Year” by The Australian Marketing Institute.
Thea exercises her 25 years’ experience in law serving as General Counsel of our network. Before joining IPG Mediabrands, she was Associate General Counsel at Coach Inc. and prior to that was General Counsel of The Columbia House Company. Thea received her J.D. at New York University School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review. She graduated cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.
Chris drives growth and creativity across our network. To do so, he partners with the North American and global leadership teams to operationalize key initiatives, including the network’s broader automation goals, and ensures maximum efficiency through continued innovation and shared best practices. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology and Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy, before completing his MBA from UCLA..
A truly multicultural executive who pioneers innovation and growth through strategy, business development and integrated marketing to drive competitive advantage; with the marketing expertise, creative flair and business acumen to consistently deliver strategic objectives and international markets expansion. With a determined, dynamic and decisive approach, builds successful collaborative relationships, and inspire others to excel as a trusted adviser and subject matter expert.
Daryl creates moments that matter and drive results for UM’s clients including: Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Hershey’s, Johnson & Johnson and Sony. Through best-in-class talent, tools and partnerships UM consistently delivers Better Science, Better Art and Better Outcomes. In 2015, UM was named “Global Agency of the Year” by AdWeek and “Agency of the Year” by Advertising Age, two of the industry’s premier publications. Daryl was also named a “Media Maven” by Advertising Age in 2015.
Mat focuses on creating compelling and dynamic campaigns on behalf of Initiatives clients. In September 2015, Mat was named Global Chief Strategy and Creative Officer, IPG Mediabrands. In this role, he led the global launch of the network’s “Dynamic By Design” positioning, brand redesign and helped launch the D100, a ranking of the world’s top 100 dynamic brands. Mat has been part of the leadership team at IPG Mediabrands since 2010.
Amy leverages a keen understanding of media’s synergies across different channels—including digital, TV, print, social and emerging media—to create holistic solutions for clients. Prior to leading BPN, IPG Mediabrands’ newest full-service agency, Amy spent 13 years at sister agency ID Media – rising through the ranks to become its chief executive officer. In 2012, Amy was honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a “Women Making a Difference Executive of the Year” finalist.
Arun wants you to know that Cadreon isn’t a trading desk, but an ad tech incubator responsible for pushing data-driven marketing culture throughout IPG Mediabrands. To do this, he’s launched Cadreon, and it’s suite of proprietary tools and platforms, in over 14 markets across APAC, EMEA, LATAM and NA. Arun frequently speaks at key industry events including Cannes Lions, dmexco and Advertising Week.
Brian brings a unique investment management focus to ORION, the global media agency that provides effective financial savings and asset optimization solutions to its clients. This has enabled the companies he oversees to find alternative ways for today’s advertiser to effectively market their products while conserving and effectively investing their marketing capital. In 2010, Brian was named a “Media Maven” by Advertising Age.
Travis leverages proprietary technologies and patents to grow Ansible’s core products and offerings globally. In 2016, he led the acquisition of Mubaloo, UK’s leading enterprise mobile consultancy and app developer. Prior to this role, he ran our mobile operation in Australia, leading it to become the most awarded mobile agency in 2015 – winning 40 awards, including two Global Mobile Awards (Most Innovative App, and Best Mobile Marketing).
Jarrod makes sense of the incredible amount of data and analytics we have to provide intelligent and globally scalable solutions for our clients. He’s accelerating our shift towards digital, automating internal processes that enable our agencies to work more efficiently with our partners, clients and the broader IPG network.
Craig focuses on identifying best-in-class and unexpected solutions for clients, be it through paid, owned, earned or amplified media. Throughout his 20-year career, Craig has worked on some of the world’s most iconic global brands across automotive, technology, travel and more. In 2013, he received the coveted IAB “Organic Search” Award.
Mike understands that out-of-home (OOH) is more than a billboard or a bus shelter, but an opportunity to connect and communicate with consumers on a more personal level in areas where they live, work and play. To do this, Rapport employs management tools that allows its global network to plan and buy audiences – not panels and optimize delivery through platforms to streamline the agency workflow. In 2014, Mike led IPG’s investment in ADstruc, a best-in-class platform to automate the buying and planning process.