EILEEN KIERNAN Global Chief Executive Officer
As Global Chief Executive Officer, Eileen is responsible for UM’s global strategy, direction and operations, overseeing global management for UM’s clients, including American Express, BMW, Coca-Cola, Hershey’s, Johnson & Johnson, Levi Strauss & Co. and Sony. With more than 25 years of experience spanning brand stewardship, integrated marketing, creative strategy, business development and team leadership, Eileen brings a rich blend of purpose-driven creativity, innate curiosity and diversity of thought to her role.
LYNN LEWIS Chief Executive Officer, U.S.
As U.S. CEO, Lewis is charged with building UM’s culture and capabilities across the U.S.
A 15-year plus veteran of UM, she most recently served as East Coast Region President, Global CMO and head of UM’s Coke Connection Studio, running the iconic brand’s account from the agency’s global headquarters in New York City. The architect of J3, UM’s dedicated media unit servicing Johnson & Johnson, she will focus on bringing the J3 model of integrated planning, cross-media investment, the BAE and UM Studios across all accounts.
As UM’s Global Chief Marketing Officer, Lynn was driving force behind UM’s brand positioning, helping to build the agency’s vision, and evolve the brand internally and externally. As such, she oversaw UM’s strategic branding and awards initiatives globally as well as UM’s corporate philanthropy programs, ensuring the agency’s brand was communicated effectively across all channels and award-worthy client work is recognized within the media industry.
DEIDRE SMALLS-LANDAU Chief Marketing Officer U.S. & EVP, Global Culture
Dynamic, empowered and entrepreneurial, Deidre Smalls-Landau has been at the forefront of advertising for over 25 years. She is responsible for ensuring diverse segments are at the core of how we drive growth and determine long-term relationships, while partnering with global and U.S. client leaders to instill cultural research and insights into UM’s planning process. Deidre’s various campaign activations and media experiences.
HUW GRIFFITHS Global Chief Product Officer
As Global Chief Product Officer, Huw brings over 20 years of experience in research and advanced analytics to UM, where he is responsible for research, analytics and tools capabilities. His passion for simplifying massive amounts of data into clear, precise action has been evident throughout his career.
JOSHUA LOWCOCK Global Brand Safety Officer
Passionate about the convergence of media, digital, data and technology, Joshua leads Digital Strategy & Innovation in the U.S across all UM accounts. Joshua brings a unique global perspective to UM’s clients, having worked in senior digital roles not just in the U.S., but also while living in China, Europe and Australia. His clients have included Hershey’s, Unites States Postal Service, Zurich Insurance, ExxonMobil, Walmart, Bloomin’ Brands, and Procter & Gamble.
BRENDAN GAUL Global Chief Content Officer
Brendan has spent over 12 years developing creative work for Johnson & Johnson’s brands across all of their sectors as well as other IPG clients. He believes in harnessing the strengths of the best partners possible, to bring ideas and stories to life for a brand. Some of his favorite campaigns are: ACUVUE- 1 DAY “Starts Today,” ONE TOUCH- “The Global Diabetes Handprint,” JOHNSON’S BABY- “Treasuring Everyday Joy” and CHILDREN’S MOTRIN- “Unstoppable Moms.”
KATE WEISS Global HR Business Partner
As Global HR Business Partner, Kate is responsible for developing and activating UM’s talent strategies. With more than 15 years of HR experience, Kate brings a wealth of knowledge around organizational development, employee relations, leadership development and training, talent management, recruitment and talent retention, and diversity & belonging to the UM team.
CHAD STOLLER Global Chief Innovation Officer
As Global Chief Innovation Officer, Chad is responsible for prospecting and integrating both new and emerging technologies to deliver best-in-class solutions and products across the UM network and client portfolio. He also identifies new layers of revenue generation for the UM, IPG Mediabrands list of clients and partners.
KAREN HUNT President, West Coast Region
Throughout her tenure at UM, Karen has built an innovative, dynamic culture in the Los Angeles office and has a people-oriented leadership style that has resulted in one of the highest retention rates in the business. Karen additionally lends her unique client relationship skills and entertainment marketing savvy to the UM San Francisco office. As President, she is responsible for driving growth and new business initiatives for the entire region.
SCOTT RUSSELL President, Central Region
As Central Region President, Scott is charged with continuing to expand the UM Detroit and Dallas office client base, integrating the Central Region into the Detroit model, and sharing best practices in IPG Mediabrands solutions across the Mid-West and U.S. to accelerate adoption of his proven model.
JASON ROSENBAUM Global Chief Financial Officer
A highly collaborative commercial leader with experience on both the finance and operations side of the industry, Jason oversees all of UM’s global finance operations. He also partners with UM capabilities teams around the world including the Business Analytics Engine (BAE), UM Studios and our Precision Marketing practice, focused on scaling the commercialization of these specialties globally.
JON STIMMEL Chief Investment Officer
Jon Stimmel oversees the agency’s winning, client-centric approach to media investment as well as leads all of UM’s investment units, buying models and strategic partnerships across the agency’s diverse portfolio of clients. He first joined UM in late 2012. As EVP, Managing Partner, Integrated Investment, he was charged with the oversight of the national media spending for clients such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Charles Schwab, Nationwide and Sony. He also served as UM’s agency lead representative within IPG Mediabrands’ MAGNA GLOBAL investment councils for Video, Print, Programmatic and Automation initiatives.