Emily Tan
Mar 6, 2015

Matt Seiler named Mediabrands chairman, Henry Tajer is CEO

NEW YORK - Matt Seiler will be stepping down as global CEO of IPG Mediabrands on 1 May but will remain as chairman of the group through 2015 to ensure a smooth transition as Henry Tajer steps up from COO to CEO.

Tajer will be relocating to New York
Tajer will be relocating to New York
Tajer, who was named global COO in January 2014 will be relocating full-time to New York from Sydney, where he currently spends a portion of his time as CEO of the group's Australian operations.
 
A spokesperson for Mediabrands further added that Tajer would continue to helm the Australian operations until 1 May where replacements for both his roles should be in place. 
 
“In his role as chairman for the balance of this year, we’ll look to Matt to continue providing a broad strategic vision for the group, which is something that’s made us a leader in digital and data-enabled marketing,” commented Michael Roth, chairman and CEO of Interpublic. 
 
Roth credited Tajer with turning Australia into a "growth engine" for the network by creating a collaborative work environment which encourages new capabilities to come to the fore. “Henry is a great media executive, who is valued by our people, clients and media partners."
 

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