Sasha Savic Global CEO
As Global Chief Executive Officer, Sasha unites the agency’s global community around a shared vision while overseeing strategy, product, operations and management of clients including American Express, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Levi Strauss & Co., Nestlé and Sony, among others. With nearly three decades of experience driving transformation and growth across the agency landscape, Sasha is a consummate relationship builder who has driven results for some of the world’s most iconic brands while nurturing a close, connected community.
Lynn Lewis Global Chief Marketing Officer
As Global CMO, Lynn spearheads marketing strategy and programs for UM WW. Lynn defines, aligns and activates UM’s marketing activities around the world, including key initiatives around media responsibility, Diversity, Equity & Belonging and marketplace equity. Lynn works across all brands, regions and capabilities to ensure UM delivers on its Futureproof approach through meaningful marketing strategy and initiatives.
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 Chief Media 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, United States Postal Service, Zurich Insurance, ExxonMobil, Walmart, Bloomin’ Brands, and Procter & Gamble.
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.
Justin Wroe Global Chief Operating Officer
As Global Chief Operating Officer, Justin is responsible for championing and operationalizing UM to be the agency of the future by focusing on sustainable infrastructure and organic growth development and planning across the global network. Justin has been with UM for 13 year, leading multiple global business and has been instrumental in UM’s global new business efforts.
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.
Neena Koyen Global Chief Communications Officer
With over 15 years of corporate communications experience across media and marketing, Neena is responsible for reputation management for UM, the leading media agency. As Global Chief Communications Officer, Neena oversees all internal and external communications strategy for UM globally, driving agency thought leadership, brand awareness and employee engagement.
Josh Bock Global Head of Decision Sciences
Josh drives innovation and product excellence across all Decision Sciences teams. He leads efforts to automate larger portions of UM’s data management and reporting capabilities to develop and deploy standard approaches globally for data analysis and reporting. Josh has been with UM for over 10 years, most recently running the Decision Sciences function for UM/J3, where he pioneered industry-leading precision audience work.
W. Joe DeMiero US CEO
A transformative leader and digital entrepreneur, Joe drives UM’s unique Futureproof approach across its culture, capabilities and client services. Joe is an expert at harnessing first-party data and technology to deliver business results for clients, creating meaningful connections between humans and brands. As US CEO, Joe leads strategy, direction and operations of UM’s largest market, with oversight of clients like USPS, E.J. Gallo, Rocket Mortgage and Zillow, among others. Joe also champions UM’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Belonging, sustainability, media responsibility and marketplace equity. Joe is dedicated to professional development and giving back to his community through guest lecturing and work with non-profits.
Myia Thompkins US Chief Strategy Officer
Myia leads the media strategy department, providing strategic leadership for new business and internal operations assignments. Over the course of her 18-year career she’s made meaningful contributions to successful new business pitches, internal process developments and expanding client relationships in addition to serving as a representative for diversity, equity and inclusion across several agencies.
Grant Ogburn US Chief Growth Officer
Grant works with global agency leadership to lead business and product development, cultivating the next generation of media products and partnerships. He converts uncharted ideas and complex problems into powerful brand movements. Grant holds a deep belief in brands using their reach, imagination, and fortitude to build better futures for the communities and cultures they touch.
Chris Wilhelmi US Chief Research and Analytics Officer
A seasoned business leader with deep expertise across marketing, strategy, data and insights, Chris oversees the agency’s Research & Analytics practice across the U.S., driving innovation, product excellence, training and community across the teams. Chris has been integral to the deployment of some of UM’s most sophisticated analytic offerings and is a key player in driving forward new business.
Jeff Marshall US Chief Diversity Officer
Jeff oversees the agency’s Diversity, Equity and Belonging (DEB) efforts and leads its DEB Council, UM’s most active Employee Resource Group advising leadership on policy changes, employee communications strategy and talent programs. Jeff establishes benchmarks for driving diversity goals and tracking progress; collaborates with internal HR teams and DEI leads to attract, retain and grow diverse talent; and partners with external organizations on diversity initiatives to help drive DEB across UM and the industry.
Stacey Stewart US Chief Marketplace Officer
A prescient and insightful strategist who has steered integrated investment for some of the world’s biggest brands for 25+ years, Stacey’s industry-leading work driving equity through investment is a cornerstone of UM’s marketplace approach. As US Chief Marketplace Officer, Stacey ensures that the agency’s investment approach is agile, culturally attuned, and reflects the changing needs of clients to help them be future-ready, today.
Preston Larson US Chief Planning Officer
A 20-year veteran in the advertising community, Preston’s focus is to extract the best outcome for his clients, their customers and the partners he works with. Preston stood up UM’s first Planning Practice, which is focused on use of best-in-class tools, staying ahead of media trends, executing with the strongest partners, and continual optimization — all designed to ensure clients exceed objectives, capitalize with innovation and receive recognition within their industry.
Arielle Garcia Chief Privacy & Responsibility Officer
Arielle oversees UM’s Privacy Practice, including setting the strategic vision and direction, developing and implementing policies and procedures, and creating educational courses, training and thought leadership pieces on privacy and brand safety. Arielle also provides guidance to clients and internal teams on privacy-related matters and is responsible for building and scaling UM’s consulting offerings around privacy, trust and brand safety.
Jennifer Wadeyka US Chief Operating Officer
Jen leads the charge on Business Planning and Operations, Media Operations, Project Management and New Products and Services to drive growth. She executes all new business transitions and optimizes the agency’s commercial and future deal structures with new and existing clients. Over her 12+ years at the agency, Jen has worked on multiple global and US clients and served as a critical member of the new business team.
Amie Owen US Head of Shopper
Amie has over 15 years of experience within the shopper media industry and has worked with several top CPG companies, including Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson and Henkel. A results-driven, innovative leader with extensive experience in all facets of retail marketing and advertising, Amie is the industry’s go-to expert on shopper media, a practice she pioneered and launched at UM.
Adam Simon US Head of Innovation
Adam has been developing innovation strategy for over fifteen years, starting with producing one of the first branded podcasts for Unilever way back in 2005. For the past five years, he has led innovation strategy at UM’s innovation division, the IPG Media Lab, tracking the intersection of emerging technologies and changing consumer behavior for the agency’s global brands. Adam is also a published board game designer and industry expert on innovation in theme parks and immersive entertainment.
Karen Stutenroth US Chief Financial Officer
Karen oversees all of UM’s financial operations across the US, including accounting, finance, forecasting, and strategic planning. Karen partners closely with agency leadership to drive financial performance across UM’s diverse portfolio of clients, providing strategic counsel and growth opportunities to drive better business results.
Scott Russell President, US Chief Client Officer
As US 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.